Janet M Robertson

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Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools Kindle Edition

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, “whistle-blower extraordinaire” …

Diane Ravitch: We Need More Teacher-Designed Tests

Ezekiel Emanuel argues that more tests make students smarter, a proposition which is not as simple as it sounds. The validity of his claim comes down …

Claudia’s Reading Progress for Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools - Sep 29, 2013 07:30PM

Claudia is on page 183 of 396<p>Man, not only is the content amazing, so is the writing. Precise, exacting...just what one would expect of an author who …

Diane Ravitch Rebukes Education Activists' 'Reign Of Error'

Diane Ravitch, a former assistant secretary of education, spent years advocating for an overhaul of the American education system. She supported the No Child Left Behind Act, the charter school movement and standardized testing.<p>But Ravitch recently — and very publicly — changed her mind. She looked …

Diane Ravitch calls this "Best Interview Yet"

5 secrets every smartphone user needs to know

Can you believe the modern smartphone has only been around for six years? In that short time, it's changed the way society does business, communicates, flirts, gets news, makes news, plays games and so much more. According to a Pew survey, more than half of adults in the U.S. own a smartphone.<p>That …

5 Great Places to Find Educational iPad Apps for Your Students and Kids

KinderTown shows you only the best educational apps for your kids. This means our team of educators and parents pick apps that your kids will love to …

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The Most Important Part Of The Next iPhone Announcement Won't Be The Next iPhone

It seems like Apple will continue its pattern of releasing an "S" model phone as it does every other year. The "S" models always look like the last model but have some internal improvements like a faster processor and better camera. Don't expect a radical new design or a larger screen.<p>But we …

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Flipping the Class with Explain Everything & Google Drive

<b>Flipping the Classroom with an Explain Everything and Google Drive</b><p>Today I did a workshop for Chicago Public Schools where I helped them think through …

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Clever Classroom

Teachers on Pinterest

Pinterest is a place for teachers and learners to connect and share creative classroom ideas. Teachers on Pinterest feature boards about classroom …

New Common Core standards are right for California

It is perhaps the worst-kept secret in public education: Too many students leave school with a diploma in their hands, but without the knowledge in …

Class Promise Bulletin Board Idea

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Back to School Sale!

Don’t you just love a good sale? I know I do! Teachers Pay Teachers is throwing a huge back to school sale, and I just had to join in.<p>Visit my TpT …

Lesson Plan Diva

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The "Must Have" app for your classroom this year is...

.....YOU! You are awesome at what you do! Don't get me wrong, I am an app lover. Apps are a huge part of my job. My district went 1:1 in grades 6-12 …

30 Ways to Use Chromebook in Education

To help you learn more about how Chromebooks can be used in education, here is a great slide from Tom Gierke and Becky Evans that features 30 ways …

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