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Weekly Message 2-18-11

18 February 2011  
14 Adar 1, 5771  

Shalom Chaverim, 

Many parents worry about their children’s academic performance, often for good reasons. I spoke recently with a father who was concerned that his child was not working as hard as he should, not taking full advantage of opportunities for support from teachers and others, and simply not exhibiting the drive for academic excellence of which his parents know he is capable. 666 more words


My Research on Black Male Students

I thought I knew something about black male students but I can honestly say that over the last few months my eyes have been opened in part because… 645 more words

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Outdated Educational System

Our educational system is based on the academic ability. The main reason for that is that the whole system was invented around the world during the nineteenth century to meet the need of industrialism (Robinson, 2006). 474 more words


Assessment: Providing Answers or Just More Questions?

Assessment has always and continues to play such an integral role in education. To educate is to not only disseminate information, but to ascertain if that knowledge has been absorbed and understood. 570 more words


Hiding Behind the Veil of the Internet

OK, I will admit it – I probably spend too much time on the internet especially since I need to finish my dissertation proposal, catch up on some reading and touch up my… 919 more words

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The Circus is Coming to Town

It’s all over the internet, after more than 100 years the Ringling Brothers Circus is coming to an end.  Animal rights activists are figuratively dancing in the streets because now the elephants will be set free, the lions can roam at their leisure and the horses will be put out to pasture.  720 more words

Academic Performance

Starting Down the Road to Octorara's 2017 Election

The Octorara Board of Directors held their Facilities and Policy Committee Meetings, and the Work Session Meeting on Monday, January 9, 2017. Only six of the nine members were in attendance. 811 more words

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