Keri Tafuro

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This Joy I Have - Shirley Ceasar

Shirley Ceasar<br>Miscellaneous<br>This Joy I Have<br>this joy I have the world didnt give to me ooh ooh<br>this joy I have hey hey hey the world didnt give to me<br>oh …

Tune: [Take, O, take me as I am]

[Take, O, take me as I am]<p>Audio files: MIDI, Recording<p>Composer: John L. Bell<p>(no biographical information available about John L. Bell.) Go to person …

“Take, O Take Me As I Am”

TITLE:"Take, O Take Me As I Am"<br>AUTHOR: John L. Bell<br>TUNE: TAKE, O TAKE<br>COMPOSER: John L. Bell<br>SOURCE: <i>Worship & Song</i>, no. 3119<br>SCRIPTURE: Song of Solomon …

The Planning Period Project

<b>Planning time…</b><p>That little chunk of heaven built into your day to reflect on your practice, provide timely feedback on student work, collaborate with …

Reader: Whole Brain Teaching is Psychological Child Abuse

A reader posted the following comment about “Whole Brain Teaching.” By the way, I too recommend Elisabeth Bruehl-Young’s book <i>Childism</i>. It is an …

Conejo Valley Unified School District Superintendent intimidating parents who submitted Opt Out form - Fight back!

Conejo Valley Unified School District Superintendent intimidating parents who submitted Opt Out form – Fight back!<p><b>By Tony Dolz</b><p>Jeff Barstaad, the …

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Temper Tantrum

<b>Posted:</b> February 18, 2014 | <b>Author:</b> kindergeek | <b>Filed under:</b> Uncategorized | <b>Tags:</b> school |5 Comments<p><i>You teachers. You’re never satisfied. You took the</i> …

Colorado’s school testers flunk themselves

Recently, Colorado School Grades (CSG) created a website inviting parents and others to compare “school performance” based on intensive standardized …

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Shirley Jackson<p>“That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am …

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Common Core by Daniel E. Ferguson

Cover Story<p>Authored By Stan Karp<p>The rollout of the Common Core has seemed more like a marketing campaign than an educational plan. A look at the …

The 500-Pound Gorilla

12 years ago this article made frightening predictions. Sadly, they are a reality today in American education.<p>The 500-Pound Gorilla<p>By Alfie Kohn<p>The …

5 Questions to Ask Before Posting To Social Media

Some guidelines for thinking before you post.I was a freshman in college when Facebook came out and I distinctly remember thinking, “why would I need …

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Newark Principals Speak Out, Get Suspended by Christie's Superintendent

New Jersey is making headlines this month as the bullying tactics of Governor Christie have gone beyond shouting down individual school teachers, …

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Offensive letter

<b>To the editor:</b><p>I am among thousands of parents to receive a letter from the Kansas State Department of Education, regarding USD 497 being “on …

‘I would love to teach but…’

<i>(Clarification: An earlier version of this post noted that the teacher who wrote the e-mail I published used “a sample” from Kris Nielson but it did not give further explanation. This version explains that the sample comes from a 2012 post that was a resignation letter from teacher Kris L. Nielsen</i> …

A Brief History of Reform!

Originally Published at <i>Deb Meier.</i> December 31, 2013<p>Dear readers,<p>It’s been a while since I’ve written in this space. But I’m mending my ways.<p>What set …

An Engineer Looks at the Common Core Mathematics Standards

<b>An Engineer Looks at the Common Core Mathematics Standards</b><p><b>by Henry W. Burke</b><p><b>12.29.13</b><p><b>Common Core Standards for Mathematics and English Language Arts</b> …

How hard is teaching?

How hard is teaching?<p>Here are some answers to the question:<p>“Giving a presentation to NASA about how the thermal protection system of a spacecraft is connected to its primary structure is a cakewalk compared to getting 30 teenagers excited about logarithms.” — <b>Ryan Fuller,</b> a former aerospace engineer …

Common Core Standards | Lesson Planning | Teaching Software

SMARTER LESSON PLANS: Create your lesson plans with your Standards in mind. CorePlanner lets you write lesson plans & projects according to your …

Traits teachers desire in their Principals.

Principals have a tough job. They are responsible for an entire building of staff and students. Answer questions and demands from all sides. It is …

SearchForDalesPlane

January 11, 2014<p>You can view the final search team report on the Search Team Reports page. It contains details of the search efforts this week, …

8 College Degrees with the Worst Return on Investment

What's more expensive than going to college? Until recently, the answer was easy: not going to college. Numerous studies over the years have shown …

Is Everyday Math The Worst Math Program Ever?

If you’re the parent of an elementary school-age child, chances are good (OK, about one in ten, although actual numbers are hard to pin down) that you’ve encountered Everyday Math. Chances are reasonably good that you hate it. The math program, developed by educators at the University of Chicago, …

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