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Archive for ‘Education reform’
The Battle of Education Reform — Aren’t we all on the same side?
There are a few contingents who promote their ideas for education reform as IT. No one seems to be willing to […]
President Obama Aims to Develop STEM Master Teacher Corps
I love that this is the latest initiative, flavor of the month, and certainly it is a good one. How […]
Project Based Learning is NOT a Posterboard
Project-Based Learning often gets a bad rap. Those who do not advocate it claim it is arts and crafts or […]
What Will the NEXT GENERATION SCIENCE STANDARDS do for Education?
I am truly excited about the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Maybe that is funny or strange, however The US […]
Reflection on Arts in Education TODAY
I just finished listening to the arts in education discussion group from the Aspen Ideas Festival 2012. The panel was […]
COMMENTARY ON ASSESSMENTS IN THE ARTS
Of late, there have been many posts regarding assessments in the arts and outrage over the possibility of high stakes […]
“NAPE Reveals shallow grasp of Science” – NOT A SURPRISE – NOW WHAT??
I know this news appears all bad, and I want to say maybe it isn’t great, but I believe there […]
EDUCATION REFORM — CHANGE FROM THE TOP? OR CHANGE TEACHER EXPECTATIONS IN K-12?
In the past several years, I am often asked how I would pursue education reform and what needs to change. […]
Are We Cultivating the Best and the Brightest?
Much of the focus in recent years is raising the level of achievement in underperforming schools. This improvement zeroes in […]