CORE Districts to Make Big Changes to Try to Win NCLB Waiver

The nine California districts seeking their own version of a No Child Left Behind Act waiver plan to make significant changes to their request to increase their odds of winning this flexibility.

Armed with feedback from the U.S. Department of

More on the RESPECT Blueprint: Attracting the Desperate and the Naive

“. . . attracting a high-performing and diverse pool of talented individuals to become teachers and principals is a critical priority” (p. 5).  For all the Arne-talk about attracting the best and the brightest, the chart from p. 24 of this Orwellian version of teacher respect…

Education in America: right or privilege?

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Teck Check – Goal Six – Enlightened Leadership

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 Five – Empowered Students

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 Four – Enhanced Teaching

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 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 …