Category Archives: Student Engagement

What should we do with kids after testing’s over?

Hello, readers! I apologize for the long gap between my posts. In addition to just generally trying to figure out some things in my life prior to moving out of DC and starting law school, I took a trip to … Continue reading

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high school… via computer?!

New York Times: In Florida, Virtual Classrooms with No Teachers Okay, I’m sorry, but the greatness of technology does not mean we no longer need teachers. I find it 100% ridiculous that any classes, let alone Advanced Placement classes, would … Continue reading

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Student Evaluations of Teachers

New York Times: In a New Training Program, Students Teach Teachers This sounds like an awesome idea. I frequently asked my students for feedback and suggestions about my teaching style. I found that when I made this more open-ended (by … Continue reading

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Texting…

The New York Times recently published a lengthy article entitled “Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction” (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/21/technology/21brain.html?_r=1&ref=education). If you’ve been around kids recently or have felt the effects of a diminished attention span yourself, you don’t even need to read … Continue reading

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If I had $3 million… here’s how I would change education.

All of us have a list in our head of what we would do if we suddenly received a few million dollars. My list includes the predictable beautiful vacation home(s) and unlimited world travel, but I’ve also designated an unspecified … Continue reading

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