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June 20, 2013

Schools & What We Mean by Being 'Successful'

Many find it hard now to imagine being "just" lifelong classroom teachers or even principals for decades. Those "justs" are my heroes.

April 25, 2013

Teaching Students About Trade-Offs

Part of the complex moral message we are teaching the young in school is being aware of the trade-offs that complicate life.

April 04, 2013

Bill Gates: Don't Overuse Tests in Teachers' Evaluations

Bill Gates warns that hasty implementation of poor teacher-evaluation measures jeopardize the systems' ability to improve teaching and learning.

February 04, 2013

Researchers Critique Final 'Measures of Effective Teaching' Findings

Two scholars examine findings from the big Gates Foundation-backed study of teaching.

January 15, 2013

Final Thoughts on Expanding Education Opportunity

I am struck by how many educators and parents are fed up and frustrated with the direction in which we have been headed.


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