BLOGS: Around The Internets
Thoughtful, Purposeful, Disruptive
I was working in a school district in Vermont just days ago where the superintendent and the curriculum coordinator sought proposals for disruptive innovations from teachers.
Down with ‘achievement’ Joanne Jacobs
In a letter in the New York Times, a former teacher, principal and superintendent from Portland, Oregon urges President Obama to improve schools by ignoring “achievement” and “rigor.”
Great Job! Wait, not so fast...easy on that praise! Early Stories
Turns out, all that praise may not be such a great idea.
The Ed. Department's Pearly 'Gates' Politics K12
Several education department officials have strong connections to the Gates Foundation.
Obama Unleashes His “Many-Million Mouthed Dog”* Politico
I hope someone told the House switchboard operator. *