Monthly Archives: October 2012

Basic Math

My average class has 35 students. My school’s largest laptop cart has 32 computers. Do you see the problem? There has been intense debate about whether or not class size is directly related to student achievement. The data is just … Continue reading

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Seriously, no one saw how ironic this was?

I love irony in education… For example, how Lexile scores should be used to differentiate texts for all learning levels…and then everyone should take the same reading test. Or how suspension is a terrible deterrent for bad behavior, and actually … Continue reading

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