Michael Keany's Blog – August 2012 Archive (41)

Reasons why men should be teaching in the classroom, too - by William Gomley

Reasons why men should be teaching in the classroom, too

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Added by Michael Keany on August 16, 2012 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Teachers' Lounge: The Lifelong Eighth Grader

Teachers' Lounge: The Lifelong Eighth Grader

Posted: 08/14/2012 
Huffington Post…
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Added by Michael Keany on August 15, 2012 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Eight problems with Common Core Standards By Marion Brady

Eight problems with Common Core Standards

This was written by Marion Brady, veteran teacher, administrator, curriculum…

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What’s Right About the Common-Core Math Standards

What’s Right About the Common-Core Math Standards 

 

From the Marshall Memo #446

In this Education Week article, Michigan State professor William Schmidt reports on a study he conducted with Richard Houang comparing the Common Core State Standards in mathematics with U.S. state standards as of 2008-09 and standards from other high-performing countries. Their conclusions refute the contention of some…

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An Argument Against Requiring Algebra – and Some Reactions

An Argument Against Requiring Algebra – and Some Reactions

 

From the Marshall Memo #446

In this provocative New York Times opinion column, Queens College (NY) political scientist Andrew Hacker questions whether algebra and subsequent upper-level math courses should be required. Failing algebra is a major reason for our high dropout rate in secondary school and college, he says. “Why do we subject…

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Teachers who excel: A lesson from Miss Smoot by John Yemma

Teachers who excel: A lesson from Miss Smoot

Nothing is more important in K-12 education than the quality of a teacher. But how do we make great teachers? We could start with someone like Jane Smoot.

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Added by Michael Keany on August 14, 2012 at 4:27pm — No Comments

10 THINGS WE NOW KNOW ABOUT EDUCATION SPENDING



10 THINGS WE NOW KNOW ABOUT EDUCATION SPENDING

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August 12, 2012…



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Added by Michael Keany on August 13, 2012 at 6:16am — No Comments

Ed schools vs. education By Jack Kelly

Ed schools vs. education

August 12, 2012 

If our kids learned as much in school as Canadian kids do, we'd increase our gross domestic product by about $50 trillion over the next 80 years, estimates Eric Hanushek of the Hoover Institution.

The GDP gain would be doubled if our kids learned as much as Finnish kids…

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5 Lessons Our Kids Don't Learn in School For Success in Life by Jennifer Owens

Jennifer Owens

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Added by Michael Keany on August 10, 2012 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Winning Back the Teenage Male by Eric Kester

Eric Kester

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Added by Michael Keany on August 9, 2012 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Why Web Literacy Should Be Part of Every Education BY: Cathy Davidson and Mark Surman



Why Web Literacy Should Be Part of Every Education

Teaching our kids to code will make them uniquely prepared to fully contribute to the world.…

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Added by Michael Keany on August 9, 2012 at 10:02am — No Comments

Rick Hess: Extending The School Year For Everybody 'A Really Bad Idea'

Rick Hess: Extending The School Year For Everybody 'A Really Bad Idea'

Posted: 08/08/2012

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Added by Michael Keany on August 8, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Average Is Over, Part II By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

Average Is Over, Part II

NY Times

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Added by Michael Keany on August 8, 2012 at 8:56am — No Comments

Still MORE on Flipping the Faculty Meeting by Bill Ferriter

Still MORE on Flipping the Faculty Meeting

by Bill Ferriter

TLN

Back in early July, I wrote two posts (see here and here)…

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Added by Michael Keany on August 6, 2012 at 7:49pm — No Comments

Evaluating teachers is not so easy by ANNE G. FAIGEN

Evaluating teachers is not so easy

ANNE G. FAIGEN, a novelist who was a high school teacher, knows from experience that assessing classroom performance is indeed complicated
August 5, 2012 12:31 am

In a conversation about…

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Added by Michael Keany on August 6, 2012 at 7:47pm — No Comments

Improving Academic Achievement for Disadvantaged Children by Maurice Elias

Improving Academic Achievement for Disadvantaged Children

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Added by Michael Keany on August 6, 2012 at 3:34pm — No Comments

What Higher Education Will Look Like In 2020 by ARIEL SCHWARTZ



What Higher Education Will Look Like In 2020

Fast Company

Is the era of the ivy-walled college coming to an end? How much will technology reshape what we think of as the college experience? See what the experts had to say.



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Added by Michael Keany on August 6, 2012 at 11:24am — No Comments

Teach for America: What's the Purpose? by Kenzo Shibata

Kenzo Shibata

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Added by Michael Keany on August 6, 2012 at 11:10am — No Comments

Parent Trigger Laws: What Leading Thinkers Have To Say

Parent Trigger Laws: What Leading Thinkers Have To Say

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Added by Michael Keany on August 6, 2012 at 11:07am — No Comments

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