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Eduskeptic
NCLB out, Common Core in?

Dec 13, 2015
NCLB out, Common Core in?

In a stroke of common sense, the NCLB initiative has finally turned to dust. The idea that every school in every state, town and city across the United States could be treated without regard to their circumstances and uniqueness, stupid from the start, has been tossed into the bad idea trash bin. Thankfully. From...

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Eduskeptic
NCLB out, Common Core in?

Dec 13, 2015
NCLB out, Common Core in?

In a stroke of common sense, the NCLB initiative has finally turned to dust. The idea that every school in every state, town and city across the United States could be treated without regard to their circumstances and uniqueness, stupid from the start, has been tossed into the bad idea trash bin. Thankfully. From...

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Eduskeptic
NCLB out, Common Core in?

Dec 13, 2015
NCLB out, Common Core in?

In a stroke of common sense, the NCLB initiative has finally turned to dust. The idea that every school in every state, town and city across the United States could be treated without regard to their circumstances and uniqueness, stupid from the start, has been tossed into the bad idea trash bin. Thankfully. From...

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Eduskeptic
NCLB out, Common Core in?

Dec 13, 2015
NCLB out, Common Core in?

In a stroke of common sense, the NCLB initiative has finally turned to dust. The idea that every school in every state, town and city across the United States could be treated without regard to their circumstances and uniqueness, stupid from the start, has been tossed into the bad idea trash bin. Thankfully. From...

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Game to 100
Searching for words to capture Vietnam experience

Nov 18, 2015

One has only learnt to get the better of words For the thing one no longer has to say, or the way in which One is no longer disposed to say it. And so each venture Is a new beginning, … Continue reading

The Blue Muse
6 things I’m going to do before 2016, dammit

Nov 7, 2015
6 things I’m going to do before 2016, dammit

Because I apparently like a gnawing feeling in my stomach, I asked Siri how many days are left in 2015. 54, she said. 54! I consulted my list of 2015 goals and thought: so much left to do. Like last year, I started to cherry pick items I thought I could …

The Blue Muse
13 things writing students need to know

13 things writing students need to know

It's obvious when a class's honeymoon period is over. It happens after the first essay is graded and it feels like deflated balloons. No eye contact. Sagging shoulders. Grumbling. From some anyway.As a writer and teacher of writing, I'm acutely aware t...

Writing and PR with Melanie
It’s not me, it’s you.

It’s not me, it’s you.

Every person's perspective is subjective.If you're looking for a job, trying to get a book published, trying to get into acting ... everything comes with rejection based on these subjective perspectives. Any manager or editor or director already has in...

Writing and PR with Melanie
It’s not me, it’s you.

It’s not me, it’s you.

Every person's perspective is subjective.If you're looking for a job, trying to get a book published, trying to get into acting ... everything comes with rejection based on these subjective perspectives. Any manager or editor or director already has in...

Writing and PR with Melanie
It’s not me, it’s you.

It’s not me, it’s you.

Every person's perspective is subjective.If you're looking for a job, trying to get a book published, trying to get into acting ... everything comes with rejection based on these subjective perspectives. Any manager or editor or director already has in...

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