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Remainders: School’s-eye-view of blended learning in the Bronx

  • A look at blended online-offline learning at Mott Hall V Middle School. (EdWeek via Joanne Jacobs)
  • A charter school head writes back to a student who wants cheerleading to replace gym. (Harlem Link)
  • The good, the bad, the ugly, and the lessons learned in parent conferences. (Charting My Own Course)
  • A suburban teacher suggests that the city pick up pensioned suburban retiree teachers. (SchoolBook)
  • Teacher Stephen Lazar describes, and presents, a student’s award-winning slam poem. (GS Community)
  • New York is one of a dozen districts in a program to learn from KIPP charter schools. (District Dossier)
  • From finances to politics, five arguments against turnaround as an educational reform. (Insideschools)
  • A study shows that even when less effective teachers leave, turnover has a high cost. (Teacher Beat)
  • City teacher Jose Vilson says teachers are a front line to help students like Trayvon Martin. (HuffPo)
  • A look at a developer of adaptive learning technologies that is working with publisher Pearson. (Shanker)
  • A city teacher is calling on colleagues nationwide to show what they’re worth. (No Sleep Til Summer)
  • A potentially useful teaching tool showing the relative size of things in the universe. (HTwins)
  • Re-imagining the protest song “Which side are you on?” for the education crowd. (Mr. Foteah)
  • A look at the dissenting footnotes in the report that pegs education as a security issue. (Answer Sheet)