Stupid Google and teaching reading

My girl Dina pointed me towards an Atlantic Magazine article titled Is Google Making Us Stupid that has caused quite an uproar this week.  Author…


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Reign of the tutors may be nearing end?

The “free” tutoring mandated under NCLB for schools with high failure rates on math/reading assessments is not paying off. Or, to state it more…


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A short-sighted sprint to measurable glory

A few months back, I was tagged by Patrick Higgins to write an entry for the "This I Believe" meme series that has been making its way around the…


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Without permission

A few of my colleagues around TLN, while dusting off our bookshelves and dumping computer files over the summer, have rediscovered some old favorite…


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Bridging the STEM gender gap

TLN Forum member Laura Reasoner Jones has an excellent feature article in the Summer 2008 issue of Threshold magazine, titled "The 'Ick' Factor: Do…


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Getting fried on accountability!

So it's been a bit of an interesting day around here.  Brett, who writes for both the DeHavilland blog and Kitchen Table Math, decided to make a…


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Teacher accountability from Dina's eyes. . .

One of my favorite edubloggers is my girl Dina Strasser over at The Line.  Dina's brilliant, and she regular pushes my thinking about all things…


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NY State certification requirements reflect old fashioned biases

​A teacher I work with is caught in the frustrating and nerve-wracking situation of being denied certification from the State of New York for no good…


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Need a bit of digital help. . .

Alright, Radical readers---I need a bit of digital help! I've got a good friend who moved on to become one of the best principal professional…


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Parent involvement Isn't priceless – It's $1000 per pupil

Ed Week had a brief take this week on some new parent involvement research – this time with an economic twist. The study, which appeared in the May…


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