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A Calculated Decision?

Thanks to a few new science standards that involve math, Ms. Bluebird realized that her students can't compute without a calculator.


A Tutor's Dilemma

Ms. Cookie found herself conflicted last week, as a student with "attendance issues" decided to ask for tutoring help two days before the class had a test.


When Teachers Learn From Comics

Harking back to his high school days, Mister Teacher recently tried applying a lesson he learned from old-school comic books to his classroom.


Jonathan Swift and Test Scores

David Cohen writes a faux letter from a student to a teacher, where the student thanks the teacher for helping raise his test scores. (Sarcasm full speed ahead!)


The Rogue Sub

Mei Flower figured her class would still run fine after leaving explicit instructions for a substitute while she was sick...that is, until the "rogue sub" came along.


Survey Says?

While being forced to administer the 2010 NYC School Survey to her students in class, Miss Eyre was equal parts heartened and disheartened" by her students' responses.


A Curriculum Valuation Issue

On What It's Like on the Inside, the Science Goddess raises the inherent problem with nationwide school budget cuts: Which programs are being slashed and why?


What Students Should Know

Inspired by another blogger's list of the "Top Ten Things Every Graduating High School Student Should Know or Understand," loonyhiker posts her own list for her special education students.


Sparking School Reform Discussion

To begin her speech classes' persuasion unit, Mei Flower asked her students how to fix some of their school's problems; she learned that even students recognize the flaws in NCLB.


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