Daily Archives: August 20, 2014

NY Teacher: Why Teachers Became Disillusioned with the Common Core Standards

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A comment on the blog today: “Common Core was imposed on teachers by non-educators. We were fed a lot of mistruths along the way, as well. However, there would be no backlash if…

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Cooks, Chefs, and Teachers: A Long-Form Debate on Evaluation (Part 3a)

Originally posted on 34justice:
StudentsFirst Vice President Eric Lerum and I have been debating teacher evaluation approaches since my blog post about why evaluating teachers based on student test scores is misguided and counterproductive.  Our conversation began to touch on…

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This bears repeating: ” I Am The Seed She Planted”

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Reflections on Ferguson — What does education mean in a world like this?

Originally posted on Daniel Katz, Ph.D.:
On August 9th, 2014, Michael Brown, an 18 year-old African American, was shot dead in the middle of the afternoon by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. …

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