Michael Keany's Blog – June 2012 Archive (45)

Can the American People Avoid Disaster and (Possibly) Save the World?

Can the American People Avoid Disaster and (Possibly) Save the World?

Not If U.S. Political, Corporate, and Financial Decision Makers

Destroy the Planet First

Denny Taylor

June 2012 

 

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Added by Michael Keany on June 29, 2012 at 6:44am — No Comments

The Education System That Pulled China Up May Now Be Holding It Back

The Education System That Pulled China Up May Now Be Holding It Back

China wants inventors and entrepreneurs, but its schools, built around the notorious gaokao exam, are still designed to produce cookie-cutter engineers and accountants.

 

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A student, studying for the gaokao, naps on a desk during his lunch break in a classroom in Hefei.…
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Added by Michael Keany on June 28, 2012 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Who Joins Teach for America? The Answer May Surprise You by Wendy Kopp

Wendy Kopp

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Added by Michael Keany on June 28, 2012 at 11:47am — No Comments

Game-Based Learning to Teach and Assess 21st Century Skills BY ANDREW MILLER

Game-Based Learning to Teach and Assess 21st Century Skills

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Added by Michael Keany on June 27, 2012 at 7:31am — No Comments

Out of School Behaviors: A Principal’s Responsibility? by Karen Siris, Ed. D.

Out of School Behaviors: A Principal’s Responsibility?

Out of School Behaviors: A Principal’s Responsibility? is an Alumni Op-Ed written by Karen Siris, Ed. D., Class of 1972.

I have never regretted my decision to become an elementary school principal. However, the responsibility of being in loco…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 27, 2012 at 7:18am — No Comments

10 Surprising Things Banned in Schools Today

10 Surprising Things Banned in Schools Today

June 25th, 2012 by Staff Writers

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Added by Michael Keany on June 26, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Curriculum and Tech Leaders Must Have 'Common' Language By Ian Quillen

Curriculum and Tech Leaders Must Have 'Common' Language

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Added by Michael Keany on June 26, 2012 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Grading art in a standardized-test world By Katie Lyles

My View: Grading art in a standardized-test world
June 25th, 2012
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Added by Michael Keany on June 26, 2012 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Blogging is the New Persuasive Essay Posted by Shelley Wright

Blogging is the New Persuasive Essay

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Added by Michael Keany on June 26, 2012 at 2:47pm — No Comments

The Extraordinary 2012 Graduates — and Their Teachers

The Extraordinary 2012 Graduates — and Their Teachers

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Added by Michael Keany on June 25, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments

Making Homework Meaningful BY DOMINICK RECCKIO

Making Homework Meaningful

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Added by Michael Keany on June 25, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments

What the Heck Do We Do with Social Media? BY BETTY RAY

SocialEdCon: What the Heck Do We Do with Social Media?

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Added by Michael Keany on June 25, 2012 at 11:03am — No Comments

Quiet teacher changed a school By Jay Mathews

Quiet teacher changed a school

The teachers we hear most about are larger than life — charismatic, aggressive, loud. Educators like Jaime Escalante, Rafe Esquith, Dave Levin, Mike…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 21, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Teachers: Heroes, Victims, or Somewhere in Between? By Marilyn Rhames

Teachers: Heroes, Victims, or Somewhere in Between?

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Added by Michael Keany on June 21, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

IS THE TRADITIONAL SCHOOL SCHEDULE OUTMODED?

IS THE TRADITIONAL SCHOOL SCHEDULE OUTMODED?

Is the Traditional School Schedule Outmoded?

Over the last several years, a variety of factor--including budget cuts, advances in technology, and efforts to boost graduation rate--have forced school systems to reconsider the amount of time…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 21, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Reflecting on Your Teacher Leadership By Anthony S. Colucci

Reflecting on Your Teacher Leadership

Premium article access courtesy of TeacherMagazine.org.

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Added by Michael Keany on June 21, 2012 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Standardized Testing in the Arts? No. Please, No. By Nancy Flanagan

Standardized Testing in the Arts? No. Please, No.

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Added by Michael Keany on June 20, 2012 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Six ways to retain great teachers By Katy Farber

My View: Six ways to retain great teachers

Courtesy Kurt Budliger Photography By Katy Farber, Special to CNN

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Added by Michael Keany on June 20, 2012 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Student-testing pioneer Angermeyr is skeptical about high-stakes trends

Student-testing pioneer Angermeyr is skeptical about high-stakes trends…

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Added by Michael Keany on June 20, 2012 at 4:21pm — No Comments

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