Another from my blog; South Bronx School The Crack Team got the phone call today at around 3 PM. We had been monitoring Uncle Mike’s news conference yet briefly called away when the Chinese food had arrived. On the other end of the phone was one of SBSB’s news stringers. He called to share that […]
Some intelligent educator out there with fantastic record keeping skills needs to start tracking how much time is spent on preparing for and taking standardized tests. From this account in a Chicago Kindergarten, roughly 30% of the school year. Anyone have an idea in their area?
Again, thank you for allowing me to share another post from my blog; South Bronx School With the last two days off because of Hurricane Sandy, so many thoughts raced through my mind. One of them was how after watching the Tigers get swept by the Giants how did the Yankees get swept by the […]
I imagine too few of us know well Mill’s On Liberty. Let me press you to read it at the first opportunity, no, make an opportunity to read it now. (There is a good audio version available as well.) What is this essay about but the education of the human species and the role of social […]
Recently Thomas Friedman wrote, “You don’t get to call yourself ‘pro-life’ and be against common sense gun control…. You don’t get to call yourself ‘pro-life’ and oppose programs like Head Start that provide basic education, health and nutrition for the most disadvantaged children.” Yes, indeed. And you don’t get to call yourself ‘pro-life’ unless you […]