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Ain't it Grand(s)?

You might think, based on my previous post 2 things you must do before the Grands; that this weekend’s big race in Oklahoma isn’t something that I’m that big on. 168 more words

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Recycling Art Project by First Graders

Three months after moving to my new school, I can finally sit and write my first blog post about my transition. I am still in the same district for my 5th year, but I went from teaching Kindergarten at a low-income downtown school with only 14 students last year to 30 students in 1st grade at a “better off” school that has much more parental involvement. 370 more words


A Changing Landscape for Unionization at Private Institutions?

In her article in the November-December Academe,Improving the Legal Landscape for Unionization at Private Colleges and Universities,” AAUP general counsel Risa L. Lieberwitz considers the legacy of the US Supreme Court’s 1980 decision in… 218 more words


CISD reveals design plans for new Oak Ridge elementary school

The Conroe Independent School District has unveiled preliminary design plans for a proposed elementary school in the Oak Ridge feeder zone.The project is one of four new schools slated for construction in the Oak Ridge feeder zone after a $487 million bond referendum received voter approval during the Nov. 104 more words


It's all in the implementation: BC's education system

A generalisation of Hattie’s work is that the models around student learning are less important than the implementation process and commitment from teachers. I say generalisation because his meta-analysis of best practices can be a little bit overwhelming, a little bit condescending and a little bit rock and roll (or is that Donnie and Marie Osmond?). 264 more words

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