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Short Notes

In these posts, I share some of the pieces I’ve read from around the web. Some of them are blogs from colleagues and others come from major publications … and everyone in between.

Short Notes: The Educational Income Gap And The Man Who Helped Us Defeat It

December 23, 2012 Short Notes

A few notes: Jason DeParle writes that poor students struggle in college as class plays a bigger role in education. Another case of “We told you so.” [New York Times] Jack Jennings of the Center on Education Policy joins the chorus of those who believe in the research on standardized testing. [Huffington Post] Jersey Jazzman, […]

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Short Notes: We Are Powerful Beyond Measure

December 9, 2012 Short Notes

A few notes: I’ll be writing lots on the Future of Teaching blog. Here’s my first offering of the week, a congratulatory note for Dr. John Holland. [Future of Teaching] We need you to take action. If you’re against the continuing proliferation of testing, please sign. Thank you! [AFT] What does it mean to be […]

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Short Notes: Hip-Hop Didn’t Fail America

December 2, 2012 Short Notes

Before I proceed, dozens of people from various school districts have told me that my site is blocked on their school computers. In the event that it is, you can always get my articles via e-mail by signing up on the right-hand side of this blog or by subscribing via RSS for my savvy readers, […]

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Short Notes: Why We Shouldn’t Grade Schools

November 25, 2012 Short Notes

Before I proceed, dozens of people from various school districts have told me that my site is blocked on their school computers. In the event that it is, you can always get my articles via e-mail by signing up on the right-hand side of this blog or by subscribing via RSS for my savvy readers, […]

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Short Notes: Data Really Does Makes People Feel Comfortable

November 18, 2012 Short Notes

A few notes: NYC Educator discusses why teachers now more than ever should get a contract, in light of Hurricane Sandy. [NYC Educator] My main man Prof. Christopher Emdin and rapper The GZA (Wu-Tang) team up for a lesson on science. Wow. [New York Times] Angela Benton of the NewMeAccelerator speaks on asking the one […]

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Short Notes: In a Kendrick Lamar and Lady Gaga Sorta Vibe

November 11, 2012 Short Notes

A few notes: Lady Gaga posted a version of Kendrick Lamar’s “Don’t Kill My Vibe” which originally featured … her. Awesome. [Twitter / @LadyGaga] According to Slate, NASA is also very happy with Obama’s re-election. To space and beyond. [Slate] I’m not a fan of war, nor am I happy we have troops in places […]

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