Daily Archives: April 9, 2015

Vicki Cobb: How to Teach Children to Hate School

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Vicki Cobb is a prolific writer of science books for children. She has written more than 85 nonfiction books. As a child, she attended the celebrated Little Red Schoolhouse in Greenwich Village, where…

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Is it possible that offering support instead of punishment leads to Better Teachers? – Part 2 of 3

Originally posted on Crazy Normal – the Classroom Exposé:
View as Single Page After eliminating China, Liechtenstein and Estonia, from the 2012 International PISA Test ranking, Singapore became #1, Chinese Taipei #2, South Korea #3, Japan #4, Switzerland #5, the…

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April 9, 2015 – NATIONAL NAME YOURSELF DAY – NATIONAL CHERISH AN ANTIQUE DAY – NATIONAL WINSTON CHURCHILL DAY – NATIONAL CHINESE ALMOND COOKIE DAY – NATIONAL FORMER PRISONER OF WAR RECOGNITION DAY – NATIONAL ALCOHOL SCREENING DAY

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Is it possible that offering support instead of punishment leads to Better Teachers? – Part 1 of 3

Originally posted on Crazy Normal – the Classroom Exposé:
View as Single Page To discover the answer, I turned to the top eight ranked countries on the 2012 International PISA Test. To come up with the top eight, I dropped…

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Sanise Lebron – My Student Hero and My Soulmate

Originally posted on Poetic Justice:
My friend and fellow activist Michael Elliott was published in the Huffington Post the other day. His article, You Can’t Measure This, is a powerful critique of the newly adopted teacher evaluation law in New…

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