Educators Andre Perry, Sara Ahmed, Kristine Mraz, Sean Slade, and Mai Xi Lee provide responses to the question: "How does caring relate to our current focus on standards in education?"
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December 21, 2014
November 07, 2014
This last post in series on teacher evaluation shares commentaries from W. James Popham, Barnett Berry, Pia Lindquist Wong, Rick Stiggins and Derek Cabrera, along with thoughts from readers.
November 04, 2014
Part Two features contributions on the teacher evaluation process from Julian Vasquez Heilig (with Lisa Hernandez), Ben Spielberg, David Berliner and Paul Bruno.
November 01, 2014
In Part One of a three-part series, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten, California Teachers Association President Dean Vogel, and 2012 National Teacher Of The Year Rebecca Mieliwocki share their thoughts on teacher evaluations.
October 29, 2014
The new question-of-the-week is: "What Are Alternatives To Using Test Scores In Teacher Evaluations?"
July 28, 2014
Today, Barnett Berry, Ariel Sacks, John Thompson, Alice Mercer and David B. Cohen weigh in with their thoughts on the Race To The Top program
July 25, 2014
Educators John Kuhn and Gary Rubinstein provide responses to the question: "Has Race To The Top been a success, a fiasco, or something in between?"
July 22, 2014
This week's question is: Has Race To The Top been a success, a fiasco, or something in between?
June 13, 2014
This week's question is: What role should arts education have in an overall school curriculum? There's certainly been a lot of interest in this topic, and I've included many readers' comments in this post. In addition, I'm featuring guest responses from three educators -- Virginia McEnerney, David B...
June 07, 2014
(This is the first post in a two-part series on this topic) Katie Keeler asked: How do you create a school culture or even classroom culture in which students strive for success and are expected to strive for success? Today, in Part One of this series, educators Jeffrey Benson, Christopher Lehman, a...