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Monthly Archive for April, 2009

Photo credit: Eye poking I am sorely missing Eduwonkette. Really, no one combines her wit and irreverence, with statistical analysis. It was a killer combo. I felt reminiscent when I read this killer piece from Tom Hoffman at Tuttle SVC. He takes on a report from McKinsey & Company on The Economic Impact of the […]

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David Warlick and others (see below too) have jumped on Arne Duncan (who probably should be jumped on about a few things) about his statement that students should spend more time in school. David disagrees vehemently, and the points he makes are good, but I think he leaves out some important considerations involving “At Risk” […]

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Bill Ferriter, who’s blog I time and again cite as a “must-read” for people in education, has written yet another post that has gotten me thinking. He writes about Education Secretary Duncan’s recent call for students to spend more time in school. He quotes both from a post from David Warlick attacking the idea in […]

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[Cross-posted at The Cornerstone Blog] Can one student threaten the stability of an entire classroom and prevent a teacher from being effective? Is it possible to bridge the gap for EVERY child? How can teachers and students keep from drowning in the sea of distractions that compromise learning each day? These were the questions I […]

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Conferences, big and small…

Cross-posted at Reflections on Teaching… Classroom 2.0 Live in Sacramento! More useful and educational than Oprah’s recent tour of our tent city! Sorry, local joke. We’ll be having a live in-person meeting of Classroom 2.0 at Sacramento City College, our local community college just 2 miles from where I work! I will be there, and […]

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