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Opt-Out: Believe the DNC and Hillary - OR - John King, the Secretary of Education?

These are facts, not opinions.

Secretary of Education John King will financially penalize schools and districts when parents opt-out of high stakes standardized testing for their children. 219 more words

The Technology Glitch in the Lesson IS the Lesson

This past week, I listened to a friend describe a SKYPE session with a children’s author that was particularly challenging; audio and video feeds were not running simultaneously. 873 more words


Does Don DeLillo support Opting Out ?

Does one of our most insightful modern authors, Don DeLillo, support opting out, refusing, corporate education reformers’ state mandated, standardized, high stakes tests?

“Those blanked-out eternities at the airport.

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NYTimes Infographic Super Bowl Preview as Authentic Writing Model

The NY Times Sports Sunday Preview  by Joe Ward on 2/7/16 for Super Bowl 50 was part rebus, part infographic and wholly adaptable for a model lesson on annotating text for students in middle or high school. 558 more words

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