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Oh, #Homework... - #BLOG365 Day 131 #edchat #hacklearning

Oh homework, how we loathe you in my house.

You take us away from family time and dinner conversations and walks around the neighborhood and play time and even recreational reading time. 353 more words



When I was a student back in Elementary, High School and College, I must admit that sometimes I was ‘grade conscious’. I felt the joy of getting high grades to give my parents something to be proud of. 557 more words



Lately, I have received several evaluation referrals for preschool children who stutter. Fortunately, last year I took a CEU course on stuttering taught by Scott Yaruss. 272 more words

#BreakfastClub January 2017 #Demystifying the #AldenhamAttributes with Alex Camenzuli

Dear all,

Tomorrow morning, Thursday 19th January sees the return of Breakfast Club for this term, a brilliant opportunity for us to collaborate and use our curiosity to develop Teaching and Learning across the foundation. 145 more words


Math Common Core Aligned High School Assessments

These assessments from Engage New York are common core aligned and similar in rigor to the assessments used at BRES for their new Eureka Math Series.   91 more words


Executive Session on HB 276, allowing parental opt-out from assessments, on January 19 at 9:30 a.m.

The House Education Committee will hold an Executive Session on HB 276 on Thursday, January 19 at 9:30 a.m. in LOB 207. The bill would prevent the Department of Education and the State Board of Education from penalizing a district or student for opting out of standardized assessments.

Executive Session

Teaching to the Video Test

High failure rate prompts review by Regents to “recalibrate” and lower the passing score on the teacher licensing exam.  Isn’t this what teachers do when they mark on a “curve” and essentially lower the bar to have more passing students?  698 more words