"Is that the best way to encourage learning? Are we so stuck on managing classroom competition that we can't let students explore libraries, or the Internet,
and make connections between the textbook and the real world?"
--Jay Mathews, The Washington Post Read more
Orig. published The Daily Riff April 2010Can The iPhone Be The Magic "Cure" For Dyslexia & Reading?Howard Hill writes from the guardian.co.uk sharing an incredible discovery at the age of 57:"I was hopeless at school, messy and terrible at spelling.... Read more
"Change is hard," Obama says. "If people now want to take their ball and go home, that tells me folks weren't serious in the first place."- "Obama in Command: The Rolling Stone Interview" by Jann Wenner"'Given how much stuff was... Read more
Wish-We-Thought-of-ThatThe Daily Show Version of "Education Nation" and "Waiting for Superman"Video Below (Humor)An education news round-up that only Lewis Black on Jon Stewart's The Daily Show can do . . . Black takes no prisoners with NBC's special "Education Nation"... Read more
National Bully MonthCNN Video BelowLee Hirsch, filmmaker, talks to CNN about his documentary, "The Bully Project", and the importance of how we can make a difference when we "stand up" to bullies as a bystander when another is being bullied.Bullying... Read more