Sneak peek of @unitedoptout version of Dvorak, only available if you register for their spring event in Denver.

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This will be a playable deck of collectible trading cards, people, of all those involved (Defenders) and those against (Deformers). I have not seen anything else like it, anywhere, so get your hands on this one-of-a-kind item. That is, only if you register, and pick them up in person in Denver, although we may make […]

Collectable and eventually playable education activism game cards, courtesy of UOO

CORUREADY?

The activist organization United Opt Out, that little gaggle always does things a little differently. Well, in advance of their annual spring event, taking place in Denver, CO March 28th-30th, 2014, UOO is releasing a collection of activist game cards that will include the organizers and the guests who will be in attendance. Now, these […]

Full text of the UOO Declaration of Independence

On this holiday weekend, consider reading and sharing widely: IN OPPOSITION, July 4, 2013 The unanimous Declaration of the national United Opt Out, When in the course of educating a nation, it becomes necessary for its people to restrain the political and private powers which have obfuscated the fundamental mission of a public system of […]

A preliminary taste: #optout #refusal map based on survey data

Click below to view the map. This includes only the first 250 respondents because the tool requires payment for more data points. Good job Long Island, good job. View UOO DATA MAP in a full screen map

Michelle Rhee in the poor house?

I hate it when I do this.  I hate when I write about Queen Rhee.  She get’s more time than any reform charlatan deserves but she opened her mouth (for how much $) at the Center for Leadership Development and Research at Stanford’s graduate business school and then decided to write about her profound insights into […]

We’re Going on a “DIG”!

It’s time to do some “digging for artifacts”! In order for my District to evaluate my performance on Domain 4 of the Danielson Rubric. I must produce 2 pieces of EVIDENCE of  each of the following: 1. Reflection on Teaching 2. Maintaining Accurate Records 3. Communicating with Families 4. Participating in a Professional Community 5. […]

A collection of links from Occupy the DOE 2.0 #uoodc13

As the dust finally settles on a great event, there’s still work to be done. Namely, collecting coverage of the event. I’m going to start posting links here. If I’ve missed any, please let us know in the comments. We’re expecting some long form pieces in the coming days, so they’ll be updated. Democracy Now! […]

A new anti-testing PSA?

Curriculum narrowing

  Interesting.

Consider crowd funding occupy the doe 2.0, coming up this April @unitedoptout

FUND

UOO is trying to fund trips for students to attend the event in Washington, DC this April. Click the picture to access the GoFundME page and think about making a contribution. Plus, you get some serious swag depending on how much you give.

The Seventh piece of #optout propaganda, the hits just keep coming

Speaks for itself.

Another mysterious video from the #occupythedoe crowd. Interesting.

As the title suggests.

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