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Good show ol' chap!

This is what I wish someone would tell me before commencing this superb, artastic project of mine. It’s all mine. My name is Adrian Arturo Loza. 625 more words

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About to get bowled over!

I just don’t get it. Just when we seemed to slow down that pendulum of education deform, just when it looked as though it may actually stop ¬†swinging menacingly at us, it¬†seems as though a collective “heave ho!” could be heard all across New York. 265 more words

Julian Vasquez Heilig on the Hoax of the "Parent Trigger"

Julian Vasquez Heilig recently testified to the House Education Committee of the Texas legislature on legislation called “the parent trigger.” Such legislation, originated in California five years ago, would give parents the “power” to take control of their school and hand it over to a charter operator. 421 more words

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Memorial Day: Learning the Greatest Speech in American History

This is a wonderful video about teaching the Gettysburg Address. Forget close reading. Follow the students at the Greenwood School in Putney, Vermont, as they learn to deliver this great speech. Two minutes.

Education Reform

A Poem for Memorial Day

The Blue And The Gray
Francis Miles Finch (1827-1907)

By the flow of the inland river,
Whence the fleets of iron have fled,
Where the blades of the grave-grass quiver, 293 more words

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Monday Musings: Anti CC Phrases, Galore!

This Memorial Day Weekend, the anti CCSS Warriors have been super in participating in the #my3anticcswords or #myanticcswords campaign.! We know the Core stinks! We know the damage the entire educational reform is reeking on our students of ALL ages and educational choices. 293 more words


George Schmidt on the Meaning of Memorial Day

George N. Schmidt reminds us of the meaning of Memorial Day:

Every Memorial Day and Veterans Day I would give my students the same assignment throughout the final decades of the 20th Century (the bloodiest in history): Make a spreadsheet of all the wars of the 20th Century and all the countries that were involved in those wars and then list all the casualties… As far as they could go. 561 more words

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