Daily Archives: March 26, 2018

Thank You, Jeff Foster, Who Teaches AP Government at MSD High School!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
So how did those teenagers from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School become so well informed? Thank their teachers! Emma Gonzales’ teacher in AP government is Jeff Foster.  If all our high school students…

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Peter Greene: Was All That Time and Money Spent on Test-Based Evaluation Worth It?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Matthew Kraft, an assistant professor of education and economics at Brown University, asks the question in the title of this post. He weighs the pros and cons. The cons are overwhelming. The…

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David Berliner: Enough is Enough! Calls for a National Teacher Walkout on May 1!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? David Berliner, one of the nation’s most eminent education researchers, says teachers across the nation should walk out on May 1, to protest low wages, legislative attacks on their profession, and a…

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What one GRPS Principal said to students during the National Walkout in support of Parkland Students

Originally posted on Grand Rapids Institute for Information Democracy:
On March 14, hundreds of thousands of students participated in the National Walkout in support of the Students from Parkland and Against gun violence in schools Like the rest of the…

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Cartoons on Screen Time for Children and Adults

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
The amount of adults, children, and youth spend watching tiny screens–smart phones–medium screens–tablets and laptops–and big screens–television/cable have made a splash in social and mainline media in the past…

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