Category: education & schooling

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NYCC 2011: National Gaming Day

I was looking forward to the New York Comic Con (NYCC) panel on National Gaming Day. And was disappointed when… read more NYCC 2011: National Gaming Day

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Watching Farewell My Concubine As A Teacher and A Father

Netflix is streaming Chen Kaige’s Farewell My Concubine. The movie is as good as I remember it. But watching it… read more Watching Farewell My Concubine As A Teacher and A Father

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Remembering Sir

Right around the fifth paragraph of Marie Lee’s op-ed in the New York Times To Sir With Love started playing… read more Remembering Sir

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Lt. Columbo: A Layperson’s Guide in Effective Teaching

An abridged version of this post appears on the K2Twelve blog. For one reason or another I am unable to… read more Lt. Columbo: A Layperson’s Guide in Effective Teaching

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My Father, My Teacher?

There was an interesting discussion on NPR’s Tell Me More about fathers getting involved in their children’s education. I didn’t… read more My Father, My Teacher?

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Mnemonic Rocks

Even before my eldest could write proper words, I made him keep a journal. I was inspired by a friend… read more Mnemonic Rocks

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When it LOOKS like education

This weekend it occurred to me Mark Twain’s Diaries of Adam and Eve is an allegory for educational policy, practice,… read more When it LOOKS like education

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Honesty

  I am going to play to stereotype and quote Bruce Lee: Knowledge in martial arts actually means self-knowledge… ultimately,… read more Honesty

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Place Value

Robyn Jackson provides this example of “classroom currency” in the February 2010 of Educational Leadership : For instance, earning good… read more Place Value

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A-SLUM-ptions

When I posted about the Beverly Hills Unified School District expelling non-district (or “permit”) students I made assumptions. I assumed… read more A-SLUM-ptions