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Learning That Matters

Today I learned from a high school girl on the other side of the planet, how to make a steam powered electrical generator out of a pressure cooker, part of a hair dryer, some plastic tubing and a few wires, stuff many people have around the house. 638 more words


Becoming Prisoners in This Education War

“Because all of us might already be in the way of becoming prisoners in this education war.”

 By: Lourdes Perez Ramirez

Two nights ago, at an Orlando middle school’s “FSA parents’night,” I was accompanying Spanish-speaking parents. 421 more words

Education Politics

Unlock Creative Genius (Part 3)

Parts one and two to this series got me thinking about how schools should unlock creative genius in teachers and students I wanted to write a post about how to get started with that objective. 624 more words


BREAKING! Newark Student Union Call to Action!

Join Tanaisa Brown and the Newark Student Union as they Occupy the Office of Cami Anderson. These students are brave and really know how to take on the elusive Cami. 175 more words

Education Politics

Unlock Creative Genius (Part 2)

Edcamp STL’s theme was “Unlocking Creative Genius” and in my first post I shared how inspiring the event was and how it helped me accomplish that goal. 822 more words


Teachers be Teaching and Assessors be Assessing

…Teachers crowded into a few rooms “learning” to assess their assessments, that is, slow-motion what is used to assess students, whether as formative, interim, or summative, and effectively grade the assessment using a rubric of sorts. 93 more words