A superintendent in an Illinois district said that parents complained about teachers interjecting their own opinions into class discussions of the protests roiling nearby Ferguson, Mo.
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August 21, 2014
August 20, 2014
Today, Gallup and PDK released results from their 46th Annual Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. I encourage you to read the report and think about how these findings match your own beliefs when it comes to public education.
August 08, 2014
The Rhode Island Department of Education and the nonprofit Learning Accelerator are teaming to develop a strategic plan and a communications strategy aimed at expanding blended learning.
July 21, 2014
A new app developed by a Pennsylvania teacher lets educators catalog and store classroom evidence that their work is meeting new evaluation standards.
July 08, 2014
Here are all my posts related to implementing the Common Core.
June 30, 2014
Maker education is a hot topic at ISTE, where educators and authors Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager discussed their new book "Invent to Learn."
June 29, 2014
Students have produced more than 300 video documentaries about veterans and survivors of World War II as part of a digital media program highlighted at ISTE 2014.
June 29, 2014
Craig Perrier asked: How do you teach globalization? It's an important issue, one that's highlighted in the above photo I took recently at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. on a recent visit. Four educators -- John T. Spencer, Diana Laufenberg, Jennifer D. Klein, and Jason F...
June 26, 2014
Craig Perrier asks: How do you teach globalization? Please share your thoughts in the comments or, if you prefer, feel free to email them to me. There will be plenty of space for reader comments.You can also send questions to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.When you send one in, let me know if I can use ...
June 24, 2014
There's a lot to love about the idea of teacher-powered schools, writes Matthew Holland. Unfortunately, bureaucracy offers reason for pessimism.