April 2010 Archives

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What If We Trained Teachers Like We Trained Doctors?

NPR's "Morning Edition" Questions Teacher Colleges With Lack Of Apprenticeship Read more
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"Rewarding Teacher Performance? Resist The Temptation To Race To Nowhere"

"Rewarding Teacher Performance?
Resist The Temptation To Race To Nowhere" Read more
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"I Want To Live In A World"

Students Shared Vision In CNN 2 Min.Video For Earth Day Anniversary
With The Gulf Oil Spill, It Takes On Even More Importance Read more

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Whacks Teachers Union On "Morning Joe"

White Hot Controversy: NYT's Andrew Ross Sorkin, Washington Post's Gene Robinson, Mike Barnicle, Dee Dee Myers Join Joe Scarborough Take On "The 1 1/2 % Solution" Read more
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"Is The New Facebook A Deal With The Devil?"

Updates Today From Wired Magazine, NY Times, Mashable & Even Al Franken Read more
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"Watching" Books or "Reading" TV? Alice In Wonderland & iPad

What Do YOU Think? Is iPad A Good Thing Or Bad For Kids' Reading? See 45 sec. Video Read more
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Florida - SB6 : Our High-Stakes Standardized Testing Culture

UPDATE!! Florida SB-6 Bill Vetoed By Gov. Crist!!!
More: Our High-Stake Standardized Testing Culture: Parents & Schools Beware Read more
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Jeb Bush On MSNBC's "Morning Joe" : Controversy in Florida

NEW UPDATE: GOV. CRIST VETOES SB-6 BILL !!!! Parents & Schools: Understand More About Your Kids' Test Scores & Teacher Merit Pay Read more
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THE UNDERGROUND GUIDE: OUTSMARTING THE SAT TEST

Last Minute Venues to Help "Up Your Scores" Read more
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Sir Ken Robinson: So Many "Are Prevented From Finding Their True Talents"

Education Processes At Fault. We Must "Radically Transform" Schools. See New CNN 3-Minute Video. Read more
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The College MIA List #6: Those Who Dropped Out Or Never Attended

* Read More About the Steve Wozniak Relationship (Rift?) With Steve Jobs, Fellow M.I.A. In This Fascinating Piece From Slate: "The iPad is Steve Jobs' Final Victory Over The Company's Co-founder Steve Wozniak." Read more
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Summer Fun

"Walking On Sunshine" Video: A Fun Doggy Summer Read more
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COLLEGE MIA'S #4

See The Updated List -Not Everyone Is College Material. Those Who Dropped Out Or Never Entered . . . Read more
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MIA #5

See The Updated List - Not Everyone Is College Material- Those Who Dropped Out Or Never Entered . . . Read more
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