Today's Best Blog Posts
Schools are finally figuring out how to make schedules fit kids, not adults, according to Joanne Jacobs (Flex-time high schools). She's also got a post about these ADHD ads (see picture) that are freaking everyone out.
Speaking of freaking out, Insideschools tells us about how fun it's going to be when New York releases its new growth model rating system to go along with NYC's new grading system (Not happy with one school grade? Have two!).
The Biz Of Knowledge tells us How to Keep Teachers from Enjoying the Holidays. Steal their computers. D-Ed Reckoning has an interesting discussion going on about learning and research, complete with a response from one of his victims: Downes responds.
Winding things up, The 'Kette tells us how folks really respond to threatened closings (Does the Threat of Closing Schools "Work?"). Last but not least, Michele McNeil at EdWeek joins in the "Next Secretary" game (Oprah, the Next Education Secretary?).