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Why Students Forget—and What You Can Do About It: Our brains are wired to forget, but there are research-backed strategies you can use to make your teaching stick.
The Big List of Educational Grants and Resources: Get a roundup of educational grants, contests, awards, free toolkits, and classroom guides aimed at helping students, classrooms, schools, and communities. Check this page weekly to get the latest updates!
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Site News: New Home for Education News & Commentary: Quick! Get over there! The daily education news roundup and education commentaries that you're probably looking for are now being published over at The Grade, my two year-old education news and media project.  You can find and bookmark the website here: The Twitter name to follow is @thegrade_ [...
AM News: Friday Education Mashup : Memphis suburbs are receiving federal money for more poor students than they have. Here's why. chalkbeat.org/posts/tn/2017/… Mayoral Control Renewed for 2 Years: Legislature Hands Victory to De Blasio In Special Session the74million.org/article/mayora…  See also WNYC Californians, you have until...
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Big Picture Learning Off Limits: From Wrench in the Gears September 20, 2017The introduction to this piece including a discussion of ImBlaze can be found here.   Big Picture Learningstudents spend two days a week outside of school pursuing their “passions.” Although I’ve heard off the record that not all student end up with pla...
When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time: I know I risk becoming a target for saying what comes next. Nevertheless, it needs to be said so here goes. In the spirit of my inspiration David F. Noble I will just leap out there and do it (thanks Kay).****************************So today I had a flashback when a friend forwarded me Ravitch’s...
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Evaluation evolving: Over the past decade, the fight over evaluation has been at the center of almost all the political fights around teachers. But the fight, and the changes that have come with it, and the changes to come, are not so surprising really, when you think about it. Our work is complex, the way that paren...
The profit in lesson plans: The New York Times recently reported on teachers who are making big money – a handful of them have made millions of dollars – by selling lesson plans to other teachers. The success of these entrepreneurs has been facilitated by TeachersPayTeachers.com, a company launched in 2006 by a former New Y...
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Should States “Pay It Forward” for Higher Education?: New models of funding higher education are currently being considered in debates throughout America. One recent debate concerns funding through “Pay It Forward” (PIF) programs. Since 2013, at least 24 states have considered legislation on PIF models of higher education finance. While details diff...
Charter Schools, Politics, and Democracy: Cross-post by Larry CubanAs public charter schools have grown across the country since the early 1990s to more than 6,400 still largely located in big cities (there are 100,000 regular schools) , the debate over their existence, quality, and direction has continued unabated. Charters, enrolling o...
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We the people, our Constitution: I keep a pocket version of the U.S. Constitution handy, and this year I’ve found myself thumbing through it on a regular basis. (I wonder why?) If you, like me, enjoy reviewing our nation’s guiding document occasionally, plan your next review for the 18th of this month. That’s when Constitution D...
Hurricane relief: How to help teachers and school staff: I recently asked you to open your hearts to the sisters and brothers of NEA in Texas who were in Hurricane Harvey’s path. Not only do the members of NEA do all we can to protect our students and provide them with the opportunities they deserve; we also reach out when our sisters and brothers need...

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