Michael Keany's Blog – October 2017 Archive (20)

Half a Worm: Why Education Policy Needs High Evidence Standards by Robert E. Slavin

Half a Worm: Why Education Policy Needs High Evidence Standards
Robert E. Slavin

There is a very old joke that goes like this:


What's the second-worst thing to find in your apple?  A worm.


What's the worst?  Half a worm.


            The ESSA evidence standards provide clearer definitions of "strong,"…
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Added by Michael Keany on October 29, 2017 at 11:48am — No Comments

Impostor! by David Knuffke



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Added by Michael Keany on October 29, 2017 at 10:38am — No Comments

Remember The Teachers



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Added by Michael Keany on October 24, 2017 at 9:33am — No Comments

Impact of secondary school mindfulness programs

Impact of secondary school mindfulness programs 
Catherine Johnson and colleagues carried out …
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Added by Michael Keany on October 17, 2017 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Helping Students Think outside the Box

Helping Students Think outside the Box

Every teacher that wishes to teach his students how to write properly will mostly focus on assigning projects/papers. Teachers give deadlines and students are expected to deliver their projects in time. These academic tasks are extremely challenging for students but even so, teachers still consider necessary to force these tasks on all of their students. They actually believe…

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Added by Michael Keany on October 17, 2017 at 4:03pm — No Comments

Why Students of Color Don’t Take Latin



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Added by Michael Keany on October 14, 2017 at 10:12am — No Comments

Top 6 things needed to have a positive school culture



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Top 6 things needed to have a positive school culture.

Top 6 things needed to have a positive school…
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Added by Michael Keany on October 13, 2017 at 5:44pm — No Comments

How the School-to-Prison Pipeline Works - And why black girls are particularly at risk.



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NEWS AND POLITICS

How the School-to-Prison Pipeline…

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Added by Michael Keany on October 13, 2017 at 4:58pm — No Comments

Why Learning and People Should Come First

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Added by Michael Keany on October 13, 2017 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Plato Would Have Wanted You to Unplug



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Added by Michael Keany on October 4, 2017 at 8:54am — No Comments

Give Teachers Freedom to Go Where They’re Needed



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Added by Michael Keany on October 4, 2017 at 8:45am — No Comments

Growth Mindset Made Visible

Growth Mindset Made Visible

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Added by Michael Keany on October 2, 2017 at 3:48pm — No Comments

Want to reduce absenteeism? Consider a letter

Want to reduce absenteeism? Consider a letter

Want to reduce absenteeism? Consider a letter
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Sending parents information about the importance of school attendance may be a way to reduce chronic absenteeism, according to…
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Added by Michael Keany on October 2, 2017 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Little Sleepers: Long-Term Effects of Preschool by Robert E. Slavin

Little Sleepers: Long-Term Effects of Preschool
   Robert E. Slavin

In education research, a "sleeper effect" is not a way to get all of your preschoolers to take naps. Instead, it is an outcome of a program that appears not immediately after the end of the program, but some time afterwards, usually a year or more. For example, the mother of all sleeper effects was the Perry Preschool study, which…
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Added by Michael Keany on October 2, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030



The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030

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Added by Michael Keany on October 2, 2017 at 3:13pm — No Comments

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