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Top 10 Skills We Wish Were Taught in School, But Usually Arent.
Many schools do all these things thanks to Common Core, Race to the Top and our nations obsession with high-stakes testing. So sad… » 8 easy steps to kill the love of reading in every student..
No written word, no spoken plea can teach our youth what they should be. Nor all the books on all the shelves. It’s what the TEACHERS are THEMSELVES. http://on.ted.com/d08Ac
“We thought of life by analogy was a journey, was a pilgrimage, which had a serious purpose at the end. And the thing was to get to that end. Success, or whatever it is, or maybe heaven after you’re dead. … Continue reading
Thanks to Kevin Glynn of Lace to the Top for sharing this excellent analysis. From Lucy Calkins: From all I hear, the jury is no longer out in New York State. Last year, the NYS ELA–a test that was described … Continue reading
This is an excellent post by John at The Art of Learning. I recommend you read it CLOSELY, taking note of the excellent TEXT-BASED EVIDENCE used to support the author’s claim. The Common Core ELA standards demand that students … Continue reading
The story below was originally published in 2002. It amazes me that the evils of corporate education reform have been in the spotlight for over 12 years and as of yet have been UNSTOPPABLE. This has to stop NOW. We … Continue reading