Thursday, October 4, 2012

More good reads.

I wrote about the Student Learning Objectives(SLO) that will hurt our children in August, here is a great piece by a Long Island Principal about SLO's: http://leadingmotivatedlearners.blogspot.com/2012/10/slo-squashed-learning-opportunities.html


Teachers need to speak up from Diane Ravitch's blog: http://dianeravitch.net/2012/10/03/parent-to-teachers-speak-up/ 

This is really cool!  Diane Ravitch mentioned my recent piece on her blog: http://dianeravitch.net/2012/10/03/the-state-assessment-is-useless/  

A sad story that shows what happens when an adult's job depends on high-stakes test scores: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/02/school-district-rebuilds-_0_n_1933327.html 


(10/4) Bad education practice from Peter DeWitt. Google this author's name, plenty of great education articles.  http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/finding_common_ground/2012/10/this_is_not_an_implementation_dip_its_just_bad_practice.html