Monthly Archives: November 2014

November 30, 2014 – NATIONAL MOUSSE DAY – COMPUTER SECURITY DAY – NATIONAL METH AWARENESS DAY – STAY HOME BECAUSE YOU ARE WELL DAY

Originally posted on National Day Calendar:
National Mouse Day November 30 NATIONAL MOUSSE DAY National Chocolate Mousse Day a food holiday celebrated on November 30. A mousse (French ‘foam’ pron.: /ˈmu:s/_) is a prepared food that incorporates air bubbles to give it…

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Classroom Alchemy (Michele Kerr)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Michele Kerr is a math and history teacher at Kennedy High School in Fremont, CA. She also wrote about teaching English and higher standards in previous guest posts. This…

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November 29, 2014 – SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY – NATIONAL ELECTRONIC GREETINGS DAY

Originally posted on National Day Calendar:
Small Business Saturday SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help businesses with their most pressing need — getting more customers. The day encourages people to shop at small…

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November 28, 2014 – NATIONAL FRENCH TOAST DAY -NATIONAL DAY OF LISTENING – NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE DAY – BLACK FRIDAY – BUY NOTHING DAY – NATIONAL FLOSSING DAY – NATIONAL MAIZE DAY

Originally posted on National Day Calendar:
The weather has caused internet outages in our area.  We know having our daily post is important to many people so we have provided a list of days that are observed on November 28,…

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November 27, 2014 – THANKSGIVING DAY – NATIONAL DAY OF MOURNING – NATIONAL BAVARIAN CREAM PIE DAY

Originally posted on National Day Calendar:
National Bavarian Cream Pie Day – November 27Image Credit: http://www.albertsons.com NATIONAL BAVARIAN CREAM PIE DAY Each year on November 27, people across the country celebrate National Bavarian Cream Pie Day. To make a Bavarian…

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More Cartoons on Kids, Adults, and Technology

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
After nearly two years of once-monthly cartoons, readers and friends (and, yes, even family) send me their favorites. The eternal struggle of adjusting to each new technology gives cartoonists…

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Will Brave Tulsa Teachers Lose Their Jobs?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Two Tulsa teachers risked their jobs by refusing to administer state tests to their first grade students, reports John Thompson. Karen Hendren and Nikki Jones hereby join the blog’s honor roll as heroes…

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U.S. Department of Education Cracks Down on Education Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
According to Politico.com, the U.S. Department of Education will cut federal funding to education schools whose graduates have students who get low scores. This could incentivize education schools to direct their students away…

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What Do We Really Know about Ted J. Morris, Jr.? An Update.

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NY: 22-Year-Old Charter Founder Did Not Graduate from Rochester High School

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The 22-year-old who received a charter from the New York Board of Regents said he graduated Rochester’s School Without Walls when he was 16, received an online bachelor’s degree at 18, then earned…

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