Daily Archives: August 19, 2014

How Amanda Ripley’s The Smartest Kids in the World Falls Short

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Michelle Gunderson on the Ethical Use of Student Data

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
On Anthony Cody’s new independent blog site, “Living in Dialogue,” Chicago teacher Michelle Gunderson offers her views on the ethical use of student data.  ? In her many years as an elementary school…

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Cartoons about Coding and High Tech for Young Children

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
As a follow-up to the previous post on coding for kindergartners, I have selected some cartoons about the unceasing and ever-escalating demands of schooling young children and current efforts…

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Texas: Latino Activists Declare Their Education Agenda

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Next year, students of Hispanic descent will be a majority in the public schools of Texas. Yet the voices of Latino parents, educators, and advocates are seldom heard in legislative hearings. Instead, it…

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