Starr Sackstein said: How can we shift the focus away from how much a student does to how much they can apply to new tasks? … What can they do now that they couldn’t do before? How do they know? via http://starrsackstein.com/category/its-not-about-productivity-its-about-learning Image credit: Enfocando / Focussing, Magec
Let us pause a while at this juncture. If the abject is already a wellspring of sign for a non-object, on the edges of primal repression, one can understand its skirting the somatic symptom on the one hand and sublimation on the other. The symptom: a language that gives up, a structure within the body, […]
My nephew found out I had never read 1984, and gave it to me for my birthday. I started to read it just this week. I had it with me at Wednesday night's UFT Delegate Assembly, and finished it the next morning. I am simply gobstruck by the parallels in our union leadership and Orwell's dystopian vision. Show More Summary
FEATURES Textbook Deathwatch The question it seems is no longer “if?” but “when?” Read why some sort of digital curricula is the next inevitable step for any school looking to do right by its students. By Judy Salpeter Eight Ways
FEATURESThe “Blended” Classroom Revolution Virtual Technology Goes to SchoolWhile virtual schools, which currently serve only a tiny fraction ofthe nation’s 48 million K12 students, get all the buzz, a muchbigger, largely untold story of online learning is unfolding inAmerica’s brick
FEATURES FOLLOW THE MONEY PART 3 Read the last in a three part series on what the stimulus package means for education technology in America’s classrooms. Go online to techlearning.com for the full series. Smart Money By Ellen Ullman From
The international information professional organization SLA (Special Libraries Association) is conducting a survey on strategies people use to demonstrate how they contribute to the success of their organization: "We are seeking real-world...Show More Summary
The International Interlibrary Loan Committee of the Reference and User Association (RUSA), a division of the American Library Association, is conducting a survey about international inter-library loan activities. It was developed for...Show More Summary
See Part 1 here. In 2010 Tennessee got a check from Race to the Top for $501 million. TN quickly moved to do everything their successful grant application had promised: adopt Common Core, build even bigger data systems on top of theShow More Summary
I have always loved books. I have a bookshelf filled with them, and they have now spilled over to my nightstand and bureau. There was a time that on principal, I refused to buy a Kindle because of my love of books. That time has passed; I read e-books on my Kindle and I also have an iPad. Show More Summary
“As a result, advantaged, mostly white parents are pushed to make choices that they think protect their privilege. These factors perpetuate the cycle of social reproduction and resegregation, wherein schools enrolling the most students...Show More Summary
Thursday, May 14th, 2015, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PTIt is time for all women to realize they have the right to say what they truly mean. All of us are responsible for helping women everywhere to find their voices and to listen when they speak. Show More Summary
Diane Ravitch, the former assistant secretary of education who has led a national revolt against standardized-test-based school reform, sat down next to Merryl Tisch, the chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents, this week to “debate” policy and practice on the MSNBC show “All In With Chris Hayes.” The event was remarkable, and […]
It's a Thursday afternoon that feels like a Friday afternoon -- so balmy outside, and such post-ESEA markup euphoria -- so here's a #TBT segment from In Living Color in which Homey D. Clown tries his hand as a substitute teacher: via Grantland: Bragging Rights
Arthur Goldstein had a post at FB that reminded me of this, much worth recalling in these early campaign days of false choices between neolibs and neocons. From 10 years ago.
Former politician pushes a research agenda on a swing through Toronto to raise his school's profile and stump for investment in post-secondary education The post Allan Rock on the hustings for UOttawa appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Does the phrase “As Seen on TV” make you think of late night infomercials and gadgets that never work quite right? In the library, it can mean circulation gold!