cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by mylerdude There’s is nothing like a successful, joyful leap. Mine today was accomplished within the space of my programming editor (still BBEdit, the same text editor I started my first web pages with in 1993). Show More Summary
Here’s a great lesson plan for high school students from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Celebrate Music in the Schools Month with this integrated lesson from ReadWriteThink.
There’s been a lot of traffic on Twitter and a fe […]
It is always a wonderful feeling to figure something out, especially after having struggled with it. The following is a continued progression from one idea in 2011 to this idea in February of 2014 and then merged with this tangential idea from February 2014. So at this point, I have a bookmarklet that will add […]
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy This "Morning Joe" segment feat. Eva Moskovitz keeps showing up on my Facebook timeline, so I guess you should see it. Click here if the video doesn't play. Read NY Mag here on Cuomo/de Blasio politics.
Rick Roach, who is completing his fifth four-year term representing District 3 on the Board of Education in Orange County, Fla, may well be the most famous local school board member in the country. In 2011, he made national news when he took a test with questions used on standardized tests given to students in Florida and flunked, becoming […]
The growing use of technology has allowed for the collection of mass amounts of data on students. Control over personal information has been lost by students and the risks to student privacy have risen dramatically. In this post, Khaliah...Show More Summary
Some parents want to continue parenting even after their kids go to college. Helicopter parents, as they are called, try to remain as involved as possible in the lives of their collegiate offspring, despite admonitions against coddling them into a state of arrested development. Many colleges politely tolerate doting parents. Show More Summary
One of the questions that pops up is, "What instructional programs is the Chromebook compatible with?" While technologists may laugh at this question (it doesn't run Java, is not based on Windows or Mac, really, what else do you need to know?), I know there are many less tech-savvy folks (e.g. Show More Summary
Here's some additional information, via ECS, detailing state opt out provision language for one state we already discussed -- California -- plus two others not previously mentioned -- Nebraska, and Wisconsin: California: Notwithstanding...Show More Summary
If you thought things were moving fast in the Crimea, take a look at the swings in fortune on the Common Core battle map in just the last 24 hours: Alabama – “Bill In Works That Would Allow Common Core Opt-Out For Schools” Arizona – “Senate backtracks on Common Core” Connecticut – […]
I created a new resource page on Internet filtering and blocking. Hope it’s useful to you… Internet filtering and blocking See some of my other resources too!
A British man named Joseph Heath was ordered to pay $3,000 to Becker College library after stealing 100 rare books, including one signed by Abraham Lincoln, The Telegram reports. The 53-year-old Leicester native had smuggled around $115,000 out of the antique book collection of the library. Show More Summary
Sent to USA TodayNot mentioned in the discussion of changes in the SAT ("Sharpen those pencils: The SAT test is getting harder," March 6) is the question of whether we need SAT-type examinations. In two different studies, researchers...Show More Summary
Asked about stressful standardized testing a few days ago, NYC chancellor Carmen Farina suggested the book Testing Miss Malarkey. I thought you might like to see the book cover, which now joins Mike Klonsky's "Keep Calm and Continue Testing" as my favorite test-related images. Show More Summary
I recently wrote about a bizarre open letter to teachers that Education Commissioner Pam Stewart released that accused people who want a change in standardized testing requirements for severely disabled students of launching a political attack on the department. Show More Summary
Here's John Merrow on the PBS NewsHour talking about the new SAT, in case you just can't get enough.
I’m still focused on Michael Hyatt’s book, Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World. Great book! Go read it. On page 101, Michael writes this: “Unless you are a megacelebrity, readers don’t care about you. Not really. They care about themselves. They want to know what’s in it for them. Your personal stories can be […]
- by guest blogger Kalman R. Hettleman, former member of the Baltimore school board, former state human resources secretary, and tireless advocate for children with disabilities. We encourage you to download Students with Disabilities Can Succeed! How Baltimore City Public Schools Is Transforming Special Education and the companion article by Mr. Show More Summary