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Must-reads for February 29, 2012

Must-reads for February 29, 2012

Today we’re taking a look at the concept of evaluating teachers through the use of test scores, which is a new flashpoint from New York City.  A judge has just allowed the New York City Schools to publish the test score averages of every teacher in the district....
Must-reads for February 28, 2012

Must-reads for February 28, 2012

While this article is very strongly worded, I agree.  What do you think?  Is teacher bashing really an anti-woman stance? Can we ever really measure student achievement with any accuracy?  This retired math and science teacher doesn’t think so. Why is the U.S....
Must-reads for February 27, 2012

Must-reads for February 27, 2012

Great stuff today! Why is it that all of a sudden, we have so many strong readers on remediation?  Veteran teacher and curriculum designer Marion Brady gives us some insight into this. At our Parents Across America Denver chapter kickoff last week, we had a wonderful...