Category Archive: education articles

Coverage of the Core

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The New York Times and The Washington Post have been covering the Common Core a LOT lately. You’ll see, if you read them all, they provide different view points. Here are the ones… Continue reading

C’mon… Kumon?

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This past weekend I needed to pick up a few feeding-related items for my daughter at Buy Buy Baby.  Since Isabelle was sleeping, I found myself weaving through the brightly-lit aisles of the… Continue reading

Literacy News Delivered to Your Inbox

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The Two Writing Teachers Facebook Page is updated almost daily with links to our blog posts and links to articles.  While it would be nifty to think of having that much time to… Continue reading

Op-Ed

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The New York Times published an Op-Ed, “Playing to Learn,” today by Susan Engel, who is a senior lecturer in psychology and the director of the Williams College Teaching Program.  It’s about education… Continue reading

Applying for RTT Funding

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As we were reading The New York Times this morning, my husband, who knew about the post, “Teacher Compensation & Standardized Test Scores,” I wrote last week mentioned an article on page A12… Continue reading

Articles You Might Enjoy

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Many people across the world are celebrating Christmas today.  I may not be one of them, but I wanted to just post some links to education articles today.  Therefore, I’ve scoured the ‘net… Continue reading

In the News & On the Blogs

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There have been a lot more education-related news stories appearing in the newspapers with the start of the school year.  To that end, here are some stories from newspapers, as well as some… Continue reading

It’s Time to Read This Article (if you haven’t already).

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Have you read the article on Michelle Rhee in the latest issue of Time? If not, click here to read about this controversial Chancellor of Education in the Washington, DC Public School System.… Continue reading

Where do they stand?

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I’ve blogged a bit about the upcoming election. Tonight’s final Presidential Debate will most likely focus on the economy (Rightfully so considering the DJII’s 733 point drop, the fact that people are losing… Continue reading

In Education News…

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One or two more of these “in the news” posts and I’m going to have to make this a weekly Wednesday feature. However, for now, I think it’s just a special <> (or… Continue reading

Around the Papers & in the News

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I’ve been perusing newspapers online and found some articles worthy of sharing: At Struggling School, Pride Displaces Failure By WINNIE HU Published: July 20, 2008 Rising test scores highlight a year of ambitious… Continue reading

A Round-up of Interesting Education Articles

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Some news stories I’ve perused and wanted to share. My brief comments are in italics. 2 School Entrepreneurs Lead the Way on Change By SAM DILLON Published: June 19, 2008 Wendy Kopp and… Continue reading