Daily Archives: September 15, 2014

iPads for Young Children in School

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Occasionally, I receive letters from parents concerned about the rollout of 1:1 iPads in their elementary school, especially for five to eight year-olds. The parents who write me may…

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A Gift for You from Mother Teresa

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This was sent to me as a gift by George McLaughlin. George was one of the teachers at Central Falls High School in Central Falls, Rhode Island, who was summarily fired along with…

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Frank Breslin: Dickens and Standardized Testing

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Frank Breslin, retired high school teacher, considers the current obsession with standardized testing in reading and mathematics and laments the neglect of history, foreign languages, science, and everything else that is not tested.…

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Great Quote

Mediocre people don’t like high achievers and High achievers don’t like mediocre people. Nick Saban, University of Alabama 2014 Unfortunately, we have declined to nation that accepts mediocre in many parts of our lives. If you are a high achiever … Continue reading

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