Monthly Archives: May 2012

From the HuffPo: Sheryl Sandberg’s New Metaphor for Careers

Normally, I would not include a business-oriented post in an education blog, but there are some interesting implications in this article. Sheryl Sandberg changes the career metaphor from a ladder to a jungle gym. Perhaps its time to find similar … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Ye Olde Soapbox:
Matt Miller Opinion Writer Romney vs. teachers unions: The inconvenient truth By Matt Miller, Published: May 30 Now that he’s clinched the GOP presidential nomination, Mitt Romney has discovered that we face a “national education…

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Reblogging (not necessarily agreeing): Why Twitter and Facebook Are Not Good Instructional Tools

The link below is to an interesting post from an individual who is having trouble (I think) figuring out creative ways to use the newest media and technology as part of the educational process–like math, science, social studies, English, etc. … Continue reading

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Artfully Creating the Right Group Dynamic | Teaching Tolerance | Teacher Talk

This is a re-post of a re-post of a Teaching Tolerance blog post related to art and the art of teaching tolerance. You’re not seeing double; just read the preceding sentence out loud, if it helps. (grin) Mainly, read the … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Virtual School Meanderings:
A couple of news items caught my attention in the past day or two… Texas’ Virtual Schools Are Failing, and Critics Say It’s All Florence Shapiro’s Fault Progress Texas Report: Virtual Schools Failing How…

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Virtual education conference, anyone?

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Small Change In Reading To Preschoolers Can Help Disadvantaged Kids Catch Up : Shots – Health Blog : NPR

Finally!! Or should I say, finally again!! Preschool programs are finally being recognized for their educational contributions to long-term learning. That lesson was learned decades ago with Head Start, but was quickly forgotten through the politicization of education. So glad … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Virtual School Meanderings:
From Friday’s inbox… The doors are open to the Instructional Design Best Practice Ceet Meet. This free online workshop runs from May 25 to 30. The focus of this workshop is on investigating what…

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Welcome To The World Of Charter Schools (Part I)

I’m re-blogging from an education site I follow. Chris has some interesting takes on charter schools. Read on! Welcome To The World Of Charter Schools (Part I).

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Teacher Talk | a place for education discussions

Dear Reader, If you follow my blog, you know that it deals only in part with education issues. For example, presently I’m in the middle of exploring how to publish to the Kindle. Since this blog addresses non-education issues, if … Continue reading

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