Teacher leadership organization and reformist Teach Plus put out a recent study on the amount of time actually spent on testing in urban districts. It’s interesting that so much (relatively, speaking) fanfare surrounded this report because, well, it’s not really all that powerful. After reading through it, Teach Plus seems to want to tip its […]
I am not a writer. I am not an author. I’ve written. I’ve authored. But I am not a writer. I am not an author. I’ve written many papers. I’ve authored book chapters and articles. Being halfway decent at writing these documents is likely what set me up to pursue a PhD. It’s not as […]
I don’t always drink champagne. But when I do, it’s after a discussion of poverty in education. IRONY.
I actually don’t know if “civilians” understand how academic publication works, at least for the humdrum, commoner, the everyday “scholar” who doesn’t have major book deals. Let me explain. So, in order to receive tenure and promotion as a faculty member, which I think might be over-rated at this point, a faculty member needs to […]
Friend Morna McDermott McNulty is simply asking the question about education’s “premier” research organization, but I may venture an answer: probably, likely. Thousands of faculty members and precocious graduate students will be descending upon San Francisco at the end of April to rekindle old flames, feel like rockstars, and perhaps give a Powerpoint presentation, all of […]