CJ Westerberg: December 2010 Archives

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School of One: Is This What "Blended Learning" Looks Like?

When Technology & Education Collide - Every "One" Has a Story Read more
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Kindergarten Test-Prep Nightmare

Are You Tipping Off Your Child's Test Monitor? A Jaw-Drop View of How To Prepare Your Kindergartner To "Win" Private School Entry Read more
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6 Creative Ways Our Students Can be "Contributors" - - - In & Out of School

By Alan November: "If our children are to grow up to make important contributions to our society, it is essential that we provide them with powerful tools and experiences across the curriculum. This will require a new culture of teaching and learning that engages students as contributors." Read more
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We're All Frogs Boiling In Water

The Hidden Impact of Technology on our Everyday Lives . . . Read more
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A School Leader Chooses Student Potential Over Test Scores

"Ensuring that every young person learns means constant reassessment of the curriculum, multiple measures of student achievement, and support systems throughout the school." Read more
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Did you Know? Shift Happens. Top Viral Video in Education?

Technology, Globalization and The Information Age Read more
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The Arizona Tragedy: How To Teach Our Children Well

Deepak Chopra Leads the Conversation on "Morning Joe" Plus Ways to Teach about the Arizona Shootings Videos Read more
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The Creativity Crisis In Our Schools

"The correlation to lifetime creative accomplishment was more than three times stronger for childhood creativity than childhood IQ." Read more
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Pickling the Cyber-bully Viruses

Australia's "Cure the Bullies" Campaign Read more
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President Obama: Isn't It Time To Listen To Students?

Student As Customer? Don't We Want Change That Works For The Student First? Read more
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Bringing Singapore Math To Your School

PLUS Teacher Development - Exclusive Guest Post By Bill Jackson Read more
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Bestselling Author Seth Godin Slams The Education System

Declares "School Is A Complete Failure" and "The Application Process Of Getting Into College Is A Joke" - Watch Jaw-Dropping 4 min.Video Read more
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Forgive Me, Father, For I Have Linked

Laura Bush's Middle School Initiative, Teacher Colleges Being Graded, and Maureen Dowd on the Catholic Church "app" (yes, you heard right) Read more
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Dealing with Parents of a Cyber-bully

Parents who present the other parents with a printout of their child's most repugnant moments should be prepared for minimization, even denial. Why schools must be involved. Read more
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Disney's Schools In China

" Disney's focus groups find that for Chinese parents, 'education means everything'. English, in particular, is viewed as a ticket to the wider world ..." Read more
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Michelle Rhee to Stephen Colbert: Students Ask for Great Teachers

" . . .the problem is you have no organized special interest group that represents children." Read more
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Anderson Cooper Gives Rep. Michele Bachmann a History Lesson

Another "group" not treated equally, upon arrival to this country, that was not mentioned by Cooper . . . Video Read more
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Hillary shares anecdotes about perseverance, tenacity and breaking some rules -

Hope we are imbuing our kids with the same sense of perseverance, tenacity, and sense of mission which were hallmarks of Holbrooke, as Hillary so heart-warmingly conveys. Read more
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Jeb Bush on "Morning Joe": Digital Learning Takes Center Stage

"We hope we can get to a point, Governor Wise and myself, where digital learning becomes . . . as nonpolitical issue . . . becomes kind of the core way that we educate children." Read more
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
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