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Can LA Teachers Push Back on Corporate Ed Reform?

Reposted from In These Times:

Nine months into the Union Power administration, the question is: Can Los Angeles teachers follow the lead of Chicago teachers and pull off a successful community-backed strike—and, in so doing, deal a blow to the corporate education reform movement? 122 more words

TO THE WELL-INTENTIONED BUT IGNORANT PARENTS OF TEENAGERS

My guest blogger today posted this several weeks ago when I was looking for people to help me with this educational series on Social Media.  I would like to expand the audience of this post to the parents of tweens as well.  1,042 more words

Children

The End.

It shows up at the end of a movie. Or even a book. It happens after enjoying a warm cup of coffee. Or delicious sweet treat. 597 more words

Motherhood

Memory of a USDESEA Brat

by Circe Olson Woessner

I attended grades K-6 at Karlsruhe American Elementary School in Germany. My mom was a 1st grade teacher there. It was nice to be a teacher’s kid because I could drive into school with my mom and go home with her. 675 more words

Schooling With Uncle Sam

Mathemagics(Magic Maths) transformed students from 13 to 77.

Unbelievable but it’s true!! This is a real result and success story from a 4 months program conducted in Perai, Penang. When we diagnosed the students before the program, we found out that 70% of the students showed no interest in learning Maths.This clearly indicates that learning school maths(conventional) alone doesn’t boost their interest at all. 108 more words

Magic Maths

Technology and Distractability

I’m writing this at parent teacher interviews. As an IT teacher, I’m not in as high demand as the English and homeroom teachers. Most of the students in my class are there because they want to be. 431 more words

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