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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

Common Core-CCSS

Resume Bombs

This blog at Curmugucation (Peter Greene) is aimed at the Common Core in education but as well applies to many fields.

Education

President Obama helps every Republican Presidential candidate by appointing John King

“By appointing John King, the most unpopular education commissioner in the history of New York State, as Acting Secretary of Education, President Obama just gave a shot in the arm to every Republican Presidential candidate who proposes to abolish the US Department of Education.”
– Professor Mark Naison

Accountability?

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Government

CCSS to PARCC to FAILURE in Illinois

The Illinois PARCC results were released yesterday and with no surprises. Failure! It’s happening in all the PARCC states. I know a little about why but I wanted the perspective of a teacher so I reached out to one for whom I have great respect. 1,323 more words

Common Core (CCSS)

Labor Day Informational Text: "Work is a Blessing" from This I Believe

Of all the national holidays, Labor Day is the most passive. It floats as the first Monday in September; it lacks a symbol, a song or ritual.  958 more words

Common Core-CCSS

"If I were King in America" attends a private/public NH Education Summit that refuses attendance to a pre-approved teacher

John Kasich, the “moderate” candidate for president, hates teachers so much that he attended an Education Summit in New Hampshire that refused attendance to a pre-approved teacher who had a valid ticket. 252 more words

Government

Save Schools: Fire the savage editor who stooges for corporate education reform.

The days of the Tribune as an actual daily newspaper are over. The Trib is a mega-corporate propaganda machine that kills trees to print hatred, and it imitates an actual American newspaper as defined by respected schools of journalism. 604 more words

Betrayal