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All Discussions Tagged 'reform' (5)

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Alternative University (Alt U): A radically different PSE vehicle.

Attached is a copy of a paper I presented at ARPA in 2008. It briefly, but essentially, explains the comprehensive, radically alternative P…

Started by Dr Shawn Warren

0 Jan 23, 2012

Ptolemaic Schools: Why Reform Won't Work

I've been in education for over 34 years, from K-12 through higher education. All of my teaching efforts have been oriented toward reform o…

Started by Skip Via

0 Aug 4, 2011

You need to be heard in a new TED reform discussion

Please contribute to an important education reform discussion on the TED site. Educators need to be heard. Find the TED discussion at this…

Started by Mark Barnes

0 May 18, 2011

The Teacher Mentoring Project

Hello All! Are you a passionate committed educator who wants to "Pay it Forward" and share your talents and gifts with a new teacher? Join…

Started by Lisa Michelle Dabbs

7 Jan 25, 2011
Reply by Lisa Michelle Dabbs

The End of Techno-Critique: The Naked Truth about 1:1 Laptop Initiatives and Educational Change

Here's an article my colleague Alan Bain and I wrote in response to a generation of techno-criticism in education. Was recently published i…

Started by Mark E. Weston Ph.D.

0 Dec 30, 2009

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WiDA Screener 2.0

I am an ESOL teacher in Fairfax County Public Schools in Fairfax, VA.  I work in an Entry Assessment Office and we use the WiDA Screener to identify students who are eligible for ESOL services.  I'm hoping to connect with other teachers who use the WiDA Screener to begin a discussion about its strengths, weaknesses, etc.  Hope to hear back from you!Joe HarrisSee More
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Learning Styles Don't Exist

Professor Daniel Willingham describes research showing that learning styles are a myth
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