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Quantity & Measured versus Quality & Judged

“In fact, quality, not quantity, becomes the watchword. But quality must be judged, not measured.” (Bleecker, 1986, p.98).


Bleecker, S. (1986) Taking the Factory out of the Office. 10 more words


Why I Won’t Give Up on My Students

About a week ago, I elicited all kinds of comments from family members, former high school classmates and even my current high school students after I posted a copy of my old 9th grade report card on Facebook. 431 more words

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Student Voices on Classroom Management

We are super excited about this post! Its content confirms what we have always known, and it comes straight from the mouths of babes! 627 more words


TLLM: Teach Less. Learn More.

A great article by John Dsouza on an innovative learning model. Significantly he explores why such a model is incompatible with the marketisation of learning approach in which there are always ‘winners and losers’ rather than successful learners. 13 more words


Accounting for the Gender Performance Gap in Schools

John D’Souza’s article accounts for performance differences between girls and boys in schools. The key question is what do we do in the culture of our schools to address this issue? 15 more words


Research Summary: Stereotype Threat and Female Performance in Science

What this research is about

Stereotype Threat is a phenomenon that occurs when someone is in a situation where a negative stereotype about their group exists, and the concern with conforming to that stereotype interferes with their performance.   836 more words

Read This Before Enrolling Your Child In A Charter School

Well, another charter school is opening in Trenton, NJ. I am not surprised because charters are popping up everywhere. This one, however, is different in that it is run by a… 1,032 more words

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