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I read a really great article in The Atlantic about more testing, not less, in American classrooms. That was not a typo. It is a really fantastic article about how great testing can be…in spite of the much-maligned status of testing in the media! … Continue reading
This post was written by Dr. Aubrey Daniels and originally appeared on his blog, Aubrey’s Blog. It is reposted here, with his permission and my appreciation. ________________________________________________________________ On NPR this week I heard a report of a study on teacher … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I met a woman who asked me about “the recent trend in pulling technology out of elementary school classrooms.” For a minute I was kind of speechless. Then I tried to explain to her that all of … Continue reading
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Today I had another post planned. But anything else that I could have written about seems so trivial now. I’m sure none of us could have imagined the horror of what happened at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, CT … Continue reading
Sandra Day O’Connor was the first woman Supreme Court Justice here in the U.S. She was appointed to the bench by President Ronald Reagan in 1981 and she retired from the bench in 2006. Justice O’Connor’s appointment to the bench … Continue reading
Yesterday I wrote about the RNC Education Platform this year, so today I’m writing about the DNC 2012 Education Platform. The DNC platform is written a bit differently, with a combination of accomplishments, policies to be continued in a second … Continue reading
The silly season of politics is upon us. In an effort to do my part, I am going to endeavor, here, to provide an overview of the two parties’ education platforms. My disclaimer is that I am digging through … Continue reading
Ever wondered about this? I don’t know what got me thinking about it, really, but I started wondering about technology in Department of Defense schools. Maybe it’s because it’s Labor Day weekend and I always associate Labor Day with … Continue reading