Monthly Archives: June 2012

Texas Republican Party Calls For Abstinence Only Sex Ed, Corporal Punishment In Schools

Early this month, Texas Republican delegates met in Fort Worth to approve their 2012 platform, notable parts of which take aim at the state’s education system. In the section titled “Educating Our Children,” the document states that “corporal punishment is … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Michele Kerr is a second-career teacher with a master’s in education from Stanford University, with credentials in math, history, and English. She will start her fourth year of teaching…

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

Thursday June 28, 2012 “What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of the mind, for the moment, realizes itself.” -M. Jameson When you truly change the … Continue reading

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

Wednesday June 27, 2012 “Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” -Buddah After having my first child I thought that I … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
In the media and in the blogosphere, the issue of children and adults being hooked on email, Facebook, Twitter, games, solitaire–you name the “drug”–is commonly aired. Whether the word…

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Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Ed Bridges is Professor Emeritus of Education at Stanford University. His focus on educational administration, leadership, principal preparation, and problem-based learning has earned him the respect of colleagues and…

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Inspiring Quote for June 22nd, 2012

  “ There is a blessed necessity by which the interest of men is always driving them to the right; and, again, making all crime mean and ugly. ”     ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

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National School Funding Report

The link below will take you to a report from the study conducted on school funding across the United States. Information is given about each state and their funding levels. Texas is noted as one of the most “regressive” states. … Continue reading

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

Friday June 22, 2012 Friday Fortune Cookie! “Well begun is half done.” -Aristotle You do not have to see the entire journey in front of you before feeling confident in beginning. Chances are that your course will change many times … Continue reading

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Dr. Bryan’s Daily Motivational Moment

Wednesday June 20, 2012 “There is a battle of two wolves inside us all… One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy … Continue reading

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