Daily Archives: November 1, 2016

If Trump Loses, a Frightening Scenario

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Thanks to the reader who sent this terrifying story about what might happen after the demagogue Trump loses. Will he go quietly? No. He has become addicted to the roar of the crowd.…

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New Advocacy Group Condemns Federal Teacher Prep Regulations as Costly and Harmful

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A new advocacy group weighs in on the toxic efforts by John King to control teacher education and exacerbate the nation’s teacher shortage. King is acting in direct defiance of the letter and…

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A good use of big data: to help struggling students — mathbabe

Originally posted on Crazy Normal – the Classroom Exposé:
There’s an article that’s been forwarded to me by a bunch of people (I think first by Becky Jaffe) by Anya Kamanetz entitled How One University Used Big Data To Boost…

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Teaching American Literature at Mountain View High School: Technology Integration

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Mark Twain’s Huck Finn is a classic American novel, Written in 1885, it is a book that students have read year in and year out in high school literature…

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Katy, Texas, Spending $71 Million on a New Football Stadium, But Can’t Afford a New Elementary School

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The public schools of Katy, Texas, are overcrowded. The district needs a new elementary school, but it can’t afford to build one. But the city officials know what really matters in Texas: they…

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Michael Moore Today Speaks About Trump and Clinton

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I heard this interview on the radio today. It is even better to watch Jake Tapper interview Michael Moore. It begins with a discussion of Trump tweeting a selection of a quote from…

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