Hot For Education 2012
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Tacoma Charter School Ad Mistakenly Asks Readers If They’re Interested in ‘Pubic Charter Schools’
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The End of Pens Is handwriting worth saving? By Julia Turner on Slate "In an age of texting and notes tapped straight into tablets, we are rapidly losing the art and skill it takes to swiftly write, with a pen, a sentence that is both intelligible and attractive." ... "“Should we even care? Should we accept that handwriting is a skill whose time has now passed? Or does it carry with it a value that can never truly be superseded by the typed word?”"
Pictures: "It's 2012. Do you know what your handwriting looks like?"
Lisa: books by Homer, Dickens, Plato, Voltaire and Flannery O’Connor Homer: TV World Bart: a comic (with a spy camera advert!) Maggie: a picture book Marge: “Love’s Eternal Torment” Grampa: “How to Write Letters of Complaint” Image via http://schoollibrarians.tumblr.com/post/6650166861/i-only-have-this-as-a-bookmark-but-will-get-the Zoomable version at: http://www.gresswell.co.uk/simpsons-post
Cartoon: "We've found by applying just the tiniest bit of electric shock, test scores have soared." (New Yorker)
"I want to hire teachers, millions and millions of teachers."
A Kanye West / Saved By The Bell Mashup Site
... a Texas school district just begun implanting the devices on student identification cards to monitor pupils’ movements on campus, and to track them as they come and go from school. Tagging school children with RFID chips is uncommon, but not new. A federally funded preschool in Richmond, California, began embedding RFID chips in students’ clothing in 2010. And an elementary scho
Maps: Central Scientific's 1939 Map of Physics
TV Teachers: The Best Advice from Giles, Mr. Belding, Mr. Feeny, & More
The Best Advice From Our Favorite TV Teachers
“This video was used to welcome back school principals as they faced a change in their technology platform to analyze school data.”
Videos: In Praise Of Hot Cheetos (& Takis)