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Remainders: The demand that works like a charm on students

  • A teacher reveals a respectful demand that works like a charm on students. (Miss Eyre/NYC Educator)
  • Imagining if Socrates, the storied teacher, had to be measured by today’s evaluations. (ASCD)
  • An educator says teachers just need the right encouragement to use new technologies. (Tech Learning)
  • Researchers have found that children’s books have increasingly little content about nature. (Motherlode)
  • Gail Robinson: If the city says education is a civil rights issue, why suspend minority students? (HuffPo)
  • On the frequency of bell curves in education, and how efforts are underway to shift them. (Blue Engine)
  • Aaron Pallas: The public shouldn’t know teachers’ ratings but should know the flaws. (GS Community)
  • Even though teachers have found tons of problems in their data, the data won’t be revised. (SchoolBook)
  • A City Council bill will require all kinds of city data to be made public — by 2018. (Gotham Gazette)
  • A teacher is “waiting for the other shoe to drop” on Common Core implementation. (Tween Teacher)