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Should a free education be unconditional?

Should a free education be unconditional?

By on September 6, 2008

So you know when you get your group of kids on the first day, there are those who immediately set off your alarms?  Well, that definitely happened to me on my first day. I have a student who clearly needs

Joanne Jacobs comment:”Stop facilitating and start teaching”

Joanne Jacobs comment:”Stop facilitating and start teaching”

By on July 6, 2008

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer posts a not-so-intelligent take on teacher vs. student-directed classrooms.

NCLB?  How ’bout B-studentsLB

NCLB? How ’bout B-studentsLB

By on June 21, 2008

NCLB might be losing the highest students, but it is also causing the loss of the middle-of-the-line student's electives.

The Seventh Affliction

The Seventh Affliction

By on June 6, 2008

The Education Gadfly analyzed 6 main afflictions of teaching. But it forgot #7...

Joanne Jacobs article: “Odd Ducks”

Joanne Jacobs article: “Odd Ducks”

By on April 19, 2008

This is comment made to answer the question "Is there less room for odd ducks in today's schools?" as posed by Joanne Jacobs.