Michael Keany's Blog – May 2015 Archive (55)

Uneven grad rates, but this can change

Uneven grad rates, but this can change

According to the 6th annual Building a Grad Nation report, the national high school graduation rate between 2011 and 2013 hit a record high of 81.4 percent. For the third year in a row, the nation continues on pace to attain 90 percent on-time graduation by 2020. Yet improvement in states and large districts has varied considerably. Some, including those that are majority low-income and minority, made large strides; others lost…

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Added by Michael Keany on May 19, 2015 at 5:12pm — No Comments

Invisible black girls

Invisible black girls

The urgent focus on interventions for boys of color has rendered black girls all but invisible, writes Melinda Anderson for The Atlantic. "The gender-exclusive focus on [black] boys as ground zero ... continues to undermine the well-being of our entire community," says Kimberlé Crenshaw of UCLA and Columbia, co-founder of the African American Policy Forum. Present discourse around boys of color is largely driven by President Obama's initiative My…

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Added by Michael Keany on May 19, 2015 at 5:10pm — No Comments

3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers by Dr. Lori DeSautels



3 Things Students Desire to Hear From Teachers

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Added by Michael Keany on May 19, 2015 at 10:46am — No Comments

Education Is Harmful When You Measure the Wrong Things by Steve Nelson

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Added by Michael Keany on May 19, 2015 at 10:36am — No Comments

3 Reasons Why Your Observations May Be a Waste of Time By Peter DeWitt

3 Reasons Why Your Observations May Be a Waste of Time

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Added by Michael Keany on May 18, 2015 at 10:48am — No Comments

Should Teachers Be Held Responsible for a Student’s Character? By Anya Kamenetz





Should Teachers Be Held Responsible for a Student’s Character?…

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Added by Michael Keany on May 18, 2015 at 10:42am — No Comments

Teacher: The important conversations we are too ‘scared’ to have by Stephen Traphagen via Valerie Strauss

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Teacher: The important conversations we are too ‘scared’ to have

By Valerie Strauss May 13…

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Added by Michael Keany on May 18, 2015 at 10:38am — No Comments

Let the Kids Learn Through Play By DAVID KOHNMAY



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Added by Michael Keany on May 18, 2015 at 7:56am — No Comments

This is Why I Teach: Individual Moments Matter by Bill Ferriter

This is Why I Teach: Individual Moments Matter



Years ago, I was in my first season as the head coach of the boys basketball team at my middle school.  The girls coach came to me just before the last game and told me that our…

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Added by Michael Keany on May 17, 2015 at 10:09am — No Comments

Reading and Vision by Robert E. Slavonic

Reading and Vision

Robert E. Slavin



A few years ago, I was touring a ruined abbey in Scotland. In a small museum containing objects found in excavations of the site were a pair of eyeglasses worn by monks in the 13th century.



The relationship between vision and reading is not exactly news. Since most adults eventually need reading glasses, most people reading this blog probably have personal experience with the transformational impact they can have.



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Added by Michael Keany on May 15, 2015 at 10:34am — No Comments

What the Future Economy Means for How Kids Learn Today by David Price





What the Future Economy Means for How Kids Learn Today…

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Added by Michael Keany on May 13, 2015 at 1:42pm — No Comments

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