Kaiilash Satyarthi came to Washington to encourage the U.S. government to fight for the freedom of child laborers.(Image credit: Manjuanth Kiran/AFP/Getty Images) via Nobel Peace Prize Winner's Message To America: 'All Children Are Our Children' — News : NPR
This week more than a dozen educators in Colorado received advanced weapons training and safety.(Image credit: Jenny Brundin/Colorado Public Radio) via These Teachers Are Learning Gun Skills To Protect Students, They Say — News : NPR
Steven Singer finds that there is a missing ingredient in the present discourse about School Reform. Reformers think they have made great strides if they open more opportunities for choice. What reformers have not been willing to do is to guarantee that every child has the right to an excellent education. We know what excellent […]… Continue reading Why do reformers want other people’s children in overcrowded classes?
The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) has collected hundreds of millions of dollars from Ohio taxpayers to pay for online schooling st home. The owner of ECOT makes large campaign gifts to legislators. The “school” delivers low-level instruction and gets terrible results. High attrition, low test scores, and (according to the New York Times) the […]… Continue reading This “school” delivers low-level instruction and gets terrible results
Breathe in………breathe out…….now STREEETTTCCCHHH your arms up to the sky. Bring them in front of your chest and….Namaste. Just typing these words relaxes me and quiets my mind. I found yoga for the first time while training for the Chicago Marathon in 2003, and used it then as a forced flexibility practice on […] via Top… Continue reading Yoga picture books for children!
For generations, reading experts have told teachers that they had to teach students to read at their instructional levels. Teachers were admonished that if they taught children with books that were too easy, there would be nothing for the kids to learn. If they taught with books that were too hard, then the reading instruction… via… Continue reading Reading levels are the product of two factors: how well kids can read, and how hard the books are
CONTACT NAME: Rick Smith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHONE: 410-296-0232 E-MAIL ADDRESS: firstname.lastname@example.org Baltimore, MD, June 22, 2017— The board of education for the country’s second largest school district, Los Angeles Unified (LAUSD), has unanimously approved a dyslexia resolution for the 2017-2018 school year. The resolution, “Recognizing and Addressing the Educational Implications of Dyslexia in LAUSD… via… Continue reading Los Angeles Unified has unanimously approved a dyslexia resolution for the 2017-2018 school year