BLOGS: Best Posts Of The Day
A Sad Day in the Education Blogosphere
Thoughts On Ed Policy
Before people move on with their lives full of inferior blogs I hope they remember the five wishes with which Jennings and Aaron Pallas left us.
Gates: 80% college ready Joanne Jacobs
In a letter on his foundation’s work, Bill Gates advocates a national education goal: “Ensure that 80 percent of our students graduate from high school fully ready to attend college by 2025.”
PS 150: The Real Game Behind Closing Schools Education Notes
Everyone knows if you close a school and replace the teachers, nothing much will change. Except that the school with a newer crop of inexperienced teachers will be much more unruly.
Your Content Eduwonk
Over the course of a week I get hundreds of emails asking me to post things on the blog.
My Harem of Buxom 18-year Old High School Seniors and I Would Like to Share a Few Words I Thought A Think
Sure, I'm two weeks behind on this one, but Stacy, Stacie, and Stacey asked that I blog about it, so hey!
Never work harder than your students Notes On The Whiteboard
The defining point seems to be that instead of looking for hard-and-fast answers to questions that arise while teaching, a master teacher understands that asking the right question is the more important act (2).
Oh, and people are freaking out on D299 about Mayor Daley's appointment of 37 yo Ron Huberman as the next head of Chicago schools.