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When will we be ready?

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to this blog via e-mail or my RSS feed. I also am on...
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ISTE Follow-Up 21: Superintendent blogs (THE PUSH 2014)

If you were asked to nominate a very short list of superintendent blogs for central office...
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The lack of evidence supporting the use of student test scores to rank teachers is staggering

Jason Glass said: For a policy that practically every public school system in the nation is...
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The declining economic value of routine cognitive work

Workforce data show that U.S. employees continue to do more non-routine cognitive and interpersonal...
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Which schools are the true ‘miracles?’

Let’s imagine that we lived in an era in which change was occurring incredibly rapidly. An era in...
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Cutting off our nose to spite our face

NorthJersey.com just posted an article on how New Jersey school districts are creating very...
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Thinking about charter schools

Stephen Dyer says: I get and am sympathetic to the argument that kids need opportunities to...
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What kind of learning environments do high-poverty minority students deserve?

Paul Thomas says: The public narrative around KIPP is based on embracing an authoritarian and...
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Ames High band: Modeling innovation, risk-taking, and feedback

I’m pretty impressed with the Ames High School band directors. Not only are Chris Ewan and Andrew...
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What would be your reasoning NOT to connect your students to the world?

Laura Gilchrist said: Twitter allows educators to connect and interact with resources, ideas,...
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