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The need to play=learning

Mar 6, 2016
The need to play=learning

Somewhere along the line there was a group of consultants, who make their living speaking to real teachers, who floated the idea that recess in the elementary and middle schools could be done away with, or at least curtailed. Along with that was the elimination of art, music, and movement, all seen as extras....

Davis Vanguard
Monday Morning Thoughts II: Does Anyone Really Care (About AIM)?

Feb 29, 2016
Monday Morning Thoughts II: Does Anyone Really Care (About AIM)?

When the issue of AIM came back last winter and spring, I really didn’t have a dog in the fight. I was taken aback by the process in which the changes were initially enacted, but I didn’t have a strong feeling either way on the program itself. As I met with people last summer,...

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Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: Biggest Fears Realized on AIM, Just Four Latinos and One Black Identified Under New Guidelines

Feb 28, 2016
Sunday Commentary: Biggest Fears Realized on AIM, Just Four Latinos and One Black Identified Under New Guidelines

For those fearing that the changes to the AIM program would result in the exclusion of blacks and Latinos, those fears were resoundingly realized when the district released its agenda ahead of Thursday’s school board meeting. The 3rd grade AIM identification for next year, implementing the elimination of private testing, the continued use of...

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Eduskeptic
Teacher shortage, part 2

Feb 23, 2016
Teacher shortage, part 2

The teacher shortage in California continues as a problem across the state. Districts in less desirable locations have a bigger problem, as the teachers who are fully credentialed have choices in where they may enter the classroom. Desirable of course is in the heart and mind of the individual. Generally speaking though that term...

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Eduskeptic
Teacher shortage, part 2

Feb 23, 2016
Teacher shortage, part 2

The teacher shortage in California continues as a problem across the state. Districts in less desirable locations have a bigger problem, as the teachers who are fully credentialed have choices in where they may enter the classroom. Desirable of course is in the heart and mind of the individual. Generally speaking though that term...

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Eduskeptic
California Teacher Shortage

Feb 15, 2016
California Teacher Shortage

California has a shortage of teachers. Districts around the state are having a difficult time finding properly credentialed teachers. The shortage spans the K-12 spectrum. It’s not overly surprising. When Wall Street, the banks, mortgage companies, and the real estate industry tanked the economy in 2008, people all over the United States were put...

Eduskeptic
California Teacher Shortage

Feb 15, 2016
California Teacher Shortage

California has a shortage of teachers. Districts around the state are having a difficult time finding properly credentialed teachers. The shortage spans the K-12 spectrum. It’s not overly surprising. When Wall Street, the banks, mortgage companies, and the real estate industry tanked the economy in 2008, people all over the United States were put...

The Citizen Rosebud
MONDAY MUSES: Education + Mrs Obama

MONDAY MUSES: Education + Mrs Obama


"a truly strong, powerful man isn’t threatened by a strong, powerful woman. Instead, he's challenged by her, he's inspired by her, he is pleased to relate to her as an equal."
                                                                                                         -First Lady Michelle Obama

An inspiring speech by American First Lady, Michelle Obama during...

Eduskeptic
The greatest toy for children

Feb 14, 2016
The greatest toy for children

Imagine a toy for your young child that is one of, if not the, greatest toy in the known world. One that you can actually afford and that has endless possibilities. In fact, it is free, no strings attached. It’s one that is impressively abundant, with no patents to drive the price up. Supply...

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Eduskeptic
The greatest toy for children

Feb 14, 2016
The greatest toy for children

Imagine a toy for your young child that is one of, if not the, greatest toy in the known world. One that you can actually afford and that has endless possibilities. In fact, it is free, no strings attached. It’s one that is impressively abundant, with no patents to drive the price up. Supply...

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