Teck Check – Goal Three – Extensive Resources

For a number of years, I’ve used a set of simple checklists to help districts begin conversations about the “state of the state” of their technology implementations.

Based on five long-term goals I first articulated in the article, Maslow and

Teck Check – Goal Two: Effective Administration

For a number of years, I’ve used a set of simple checklists to help districts begin conversations about the “state of the state” of their technology implementations.

Based on five long-term goals I first articulated in the article, Maslow and

Teck Check – Goal One: Established Infrastructure

For a number of years, I’ve used a set of simple checklists to help districts begin conversations about the “state of the state” of their technology implementations.

Based on five long-term goals I first articulated in the article, Maslow and

New Online Resources for Math Teachers



JsTIfied is a Pixel-Perfect Graphing Calculator Emulator [Lifehacker] – I’m not sure if this is the best solution in terms of bringing obsolete technology into the smartphone age, but it’s progress.

The Best Way to Teach Kids About Money? Slip …

Gates and AFT abandon their roots

The Gates Foundation and the American Federation of Teachers have come up with six principles for effective teacher evaluation and development. The principles are:…

Match high expectations with high levels of support.
Include evidence of teaching and student learning

Multiple Avenues; One Goal


Seattle union advances student learning, improves teaching, and makes schools better

Today’s education reform climate seems to focus on a misguided narrative of unions as obstructionists and educators as villains. It’s a one-sided perspective pushed by so-called reformers who tout …

Senators to Arne Duncan: Stop Flat-Funding Key K-12 Programs

Washington
The Obama administration has been a big fan of using competitive grants to drive its agenda on everything from teacher quality to standards to “personalized learning,” much to the chagrin of some advocates for school districts.

So far, Republicans …

AM News: Florida Union Sues State Over ‘Value-Added’ Evaluations

Teacher Unions Sue Florida Over 'Value-Added' Teacher Evaluations NBCFlorida: The complaint challenges the Student Success Act passed in 2011. The current teacher evaluation system, partly based on scores from the high-stakes Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, violates teachers' constitutional rights of due process …

Nearly $500 million From Race to Top To Fund Early Learning, District Ideas

Get ready for more Race to the Top.

Armed with another $490 million, the U.S. Department of Education is poised to award new Race to the Top grants to districts for general education-improvement ideas, and to states for more early-learning …

Afternoon Video: California Teachers Union Roars Back

There was some thought that the CTA (and CFT) would take a somewhat kinder, gentler approach in 2013, having taken a beating (on Anderson Cooper's CNN show, among other places) for blocking a 2012 bill that would have helped remove …