It is maddening. Obama and Duncan continue to roll out the construct of Race to the Top and common core testing as an educational solution whose time has come….when “it is poverty, stupid” Leaders in the field, qualified and respected … Continue reading
“Colorful History Documented Mardi Gras Indian S&P Club Cultural Education Center Ronald W. Lewis Director” In the Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, lives a man whose life is dedicated to preserving a culture that could have been washed away by…
This is written by another teacher who has been on a similar quest to mine… Relationships… a sense of place… respect, trust, and technology. This is part of a recipe that is working very well in a school in San … Continue reading
This is something to remember and to live by no matter if you work with young people and their families or if you are in the midst of parenting…. From Young Children Magazine…a publication of the … Continue reading
From Robert Shepherd via Diane Ravitch’s blog….. Dear Common Core Curriculum Commissariat and Ministry of Truth: Orwell did not mean for 1984 to be a public policy manual. Democracy might be dead in the United States, but we intend … Continue reading
This is an overview of how to really play monopoly; implementing a business plan that masquerades as educative excellence….and promises liberty and justice for all. This is unconscionable, unbridled capitalism, the same capitalism that is committing ecocide- http://truth-out.org/news/item/22999-evidence-of-acceleration-on-all-fronts-of-anthropogenic-climate-disruption -as we … Continue reading
It continues to make me uneasy when high scores on the PISA exams are hailed as expressing the high quality of an education program in a particular country or state. China’s scores have been very high… but.. read more… … Continue reading
Going Up the Slide… No Bullies Showed Up!.
updated page FYI about this project.
This author has expressed something that generally stays unspoken but oppressively present. An insight into attitudes toward riding bicycles took my breath, (most likely because it has been a very real experience of mine)—while connecting to the unexamined yet clear … Continue reading