Monthly Archives: May 2014

getting out and about

for those that missed this – we had some of out staff out for the Blossom Time 5 miler on Sunday…to benefit the Leukemia Society…once again Aaron C is in the mix…along with Vanessa D, and Lori D…   Also … Continue reading

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some more comparison data

so as of late I have sent out information for our county in terms of pay rank and median income…well here is some data for the country as a whole… from the Diane Ravich blog… Regular reader Lloyd Lofthouse has … Continue reading

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Value Added?

link to the site below… The studies of value-added measurement keep on coming, and the findings usually show what an utterly absurd idea it to think that teacher quality can be judged by student test scores. In a just world, … Continue reading

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a visual representation

Education week did this activity during teacher appreciation week where they had educators send in Instagram photos of their days from around the country… CHECK IT… Have a good day…

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upnates for weeks of 5/12

Hey everyone – greetings and long time no UpNate… here is why – much on the calendar in the next week… 1. ¬†Tuesday 5/13 = Our last Executive meeting with building reps and the like where we honor the teacher … Continue reading

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some common core controversy

check out this critique in the new yorker also a lil commentary here for the Diane Ratvich blog… “I laugh a bitter laugh every time I hear someone refer to the Common [sic] Core [sic] State [sic] Standards [sic] as … Continue reading

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