February 2013 Archives

With the National Research Council's recent report on 21st Century skills and deeper learning and the formation of the Congressional 21st Century Skills Caucus, the education and business community are uniting behind this movement to assure students of a relevant and purposeful education.

The MetLife American Teacher Survey presented insight into the problems with teacher job satisfaction, and the frustration that is building with the bureaucratic intrusions into the demands on teachers today.

Dancing Classrooms is more than teaching children ballroom dancing. It is a program that teaches leadership, confidence, respect, acceptance, as well as strengthens self-esteem.

Deb Shoemaker, an art therapist, makes a persuasive argument why schools should be gun-free, but enhanced with art therapy to care for students suffering from mental illnesses.

Today is the day all teachers stand with those at Garfield High School in Seattle,Washington in their refusal to administer the MAP test. This is ground zero for the civil disobedience that we will see across the nation as teachers expose the misuses of testing.


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