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Remainders: Weingarten aligns a lesson to the Common Core

  • AFT head Randi Weingarten describes how she’d tweak a lesson for the Common Core. (State Impact)
  • NY1 schools reporter Lindsey Christ is in Japan right now, where kids start the day with math. (Twitter)
  • Mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis’s favorite Brooklyn spot is alma mater Brooklyn Tech. (Brooklyn Rail)
  • The Michigan school district that ran out of money will have students only on a volunteer basis. (HuffPo)
  • Our report on the UFT’s mayoral debate not enough for you? Watch the whole thing. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • Students discuss and analyze their teachers’ social media habits. (Learning Network via NYCDOEnuts)
  • Is eliminating penalties for lateness lowering the standards? One teacher argues no. (Music and Beyond)
  • Daniel Willingham: Kids today need to learn that patience can yield rewards. (Science and Education)
  • The document-based question on AP history exams is a good task, but a singular one. (Class Struggle)
  • P.S. 244, the Queens school with an all-vegetarian cafeteria, gets a satirical Zagat treatment. (Times)