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Teach Plus: Closing the Curriculum Gap Is a Social Justice Issue

In the debate over how to improve public education, we should not lose sight of what we as teachers and schools are actually doing, of how are we educating our students and to what end. Strong performance on standardized tests … Continue reading

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Fixing Education: Classroom Management–Part 1

One of the biggest deterrents to success in class is how the teacher manages his/her time as well as behavioral issues among the class members.  Although all teacher training programs now require that prospective teachers complete a class in classroom management techniques, … Continue reading

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Fixing Education: Teaching to the Test

Teaching to the test.  We’ve all heard the term.  We get a pretty good idea just from that phrase that it involves teachers trying to make certain that their students will learn those skills that will be tested on some … Continue reading

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