I found this article quite disturbing. http://fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com/post/19950269903/how-to-get-your-book-banned-in-arizona Article in the NY Times:http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/19/education/racial-lens-used-to-cull-curriculum-in-arizona.html?_r=1 How to get your book banned in Arizona? […]
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HOW TO ALIGN Arts Curriculum to BENEFIT Student Achievement and Social/Emotional Wellness?
Why is Curriculum Alignment Important? The guaranteed and viable curriculum is important for students so that all students have the […]
Thinking about Educational Budget Cuts . . . . SERIOUSLY?
I TRY TO REMAIN OPEN-MINDED. I have my political affiliations and I believe in my viewpoint, but I am never […]
Are We Ready for Blended Learning? Time to CHANGE “What to Learn?”
Picture this: Students sitting on the floor in groups in a classroom. Everyone is busy and engaged. Many are using […]
Who Do You Want To Teach Your Child?
What are the qualities of a good teacher? Focus on what a teacher should be, not what they aren’t. Qualities […]
COMMON CORE- BENEFIT OF NATIONAL STANDARDS
Change is good, but difficult for some. I think teachers are historically in this group. Please don’t change what I […]
Teacher Morale Down? No Money, Curriculum Confusion- Let’s solve it!
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire -William Butler Yeats Teaching is […]
Pi Day- March 14 – CELEBRATE the existence of PI (pie)
CELEBRATE PI (PIE)!!! What does pi mean? Do you use pi in your daily life? Do you realize what a […]
Kids Need To Belong to Something-The Benefit or Arts Education
The premise is this: Commit yourself and reap the benefits. Do the work and something worthwhile will result. I believe […]
WOMEN in HISTORY- Celebrate Awesome Women Scientists and Engineers
While listening to California Institute of Technology’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Seminar celebrating Women in History Month to discuss the various […]