Daily Archives: March 8, 2015

Mathematica Study: TFA Recruits No Better Than Other Teachers

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A new study by Mathematica Policy Research finds that young corps members in Teach for America get no better results than other teachers. ? Normally, this would not be big news, since TFA…

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The Striking Similarities between Teachers and Start-up CEOs (Aaron Schildkrout)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Aaron Schildkrout is a former Codman Academy charter school teacher in Boston and technology entrepreneur in creating a dating website, HowAboutMe. He is currently Entrepreneur in Residence at RRE…

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“It’s a Small World”- The Power of Twitter!

Originally posted on DIARY OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHER:
Mariama is at Harvard in Massachusetts, and I am in Delaware. We are over 300 miles away from each other. We have never met. Before Mariama tweeted this message, I did…

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Teachers in Kansas May Soon Face Jail Time for Doing Their Job

Would an English teacher dare open up Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon, Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn  or J.D Salinger’s A Catcher in the Rye if there was any possibility that a policeman could darken her classroom doorway clutching an arrest warrant? … Continue reading

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March 8, 2015 – DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME – NATIONAL PEANUT CLUSTER DAY – NATIONAL PROOFREADING DAY

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