Monthly Archives: December 2011

Now We Are Six – The Hormone Surge of Middle Childhood – NYTimes.com

Now We Are Six – The Hormone Surge of Middle Childhood – NYTimes.com via Now We Are Six – The Hormone Surge of Middle Childhood – NYTimes.com. An interesting piece about the “formative years”

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Why Innovation Can’t Fix America’s Classrooms

Why Innovation Can’t Fix America’s Classrooms. what is innovation anyway?

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When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids – The Answer Sheet – The Washington Post

When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids – The Answer Sheet – The Washington Post via When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids – The Answer Sheet – The Washington Post. Posted at 04:00 AM ET, … Continue reading

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Education Week: Experts Say Social Sciences Are \’Left Behind\’

Education Week: Experts Say Social Sciences Are \’Left Behind\’ via Education Week: Experts Say Social Sciences Are \’Left Behind\’.   It seems that in the movement to increase test scores, a wholistic approach to education has been left behind……….

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Education Week: STEAM: Experts Make Case for Adding Arts to STEM

Education Week: STEAM: Experts Make Case for Adding Arts to STEM via Education Week: STEAM: Experts Make Case for Adding Arts to STEM. What do you think of the case?  Would more students become engaged in learning?

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Can We Teach Kids to Be Good Citizens? – Jon Schnur, December 6, 2011

Over dinner this weekend, I listened to public school parents echo an increasingly common refrain. An active mom was disappointed that her child’s school hadn’t been more responsive to her efforts encouraging the teaching of good character. Her husband noted … Continue reading

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