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Good business

Social media applications like Twitter provide us with a positive example of how outside business can impact education. As finely attuned to education’s needs as Edmodo is, we don’t go there for #edchat or to advertise our latest blog posts. While in many ways it’s right for us educators to resist running our schools like … Continue reading

Action Steps

I know @colonelB (David Britten) asked us to post our action steps the last week of 2010, but we began our winter break early this year with two snow days right at the beginning of it–so I spent those two days sleeping and rejuvenating and I’m now solidly in the “catch up all the thinking … Continue reading

To Secretary Duncan

While I am grateful that Secretary Duncan and his officers engaged with #blog4reform yesterday, I’d like to take a moment to challenge his characterization of what it was really all about. On the ED.gov blog, Secretary Duncan said: Today’s conversation has focused on many issues that I think we can all agree on: We need … Continue reading

Education Doesn’t Need Nip Tuck: Our Normal Approach is Useless Here

Repost from Dreams of Education |Kelly Tenkely| Education isn’t about achievement, and yet, somewhere along the way that is exactly what its purpose became.  Somewhere along the line our perspectives shifted and we began to believe the lie. The lie that the purpose of education is a number. A grade. We put so much emphasis … Continue reading

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