Remainders: Meta-reflection about teacher and student blogging

  • A teacher-blogger explains what he believes and why he sounds angrier online. (Reflective Educator)
  • Fourteen easy steps to better student blogging, starting with picking an easy platform. (Mrs. Ripp)
  • Breaking a blogging silence to rave about how great things are at school. (They Call Me Teacher)
  • Demolition starts soon on the future Gowanus site of Brooklyn Prospect Charter School. (Brownstoner)
  • City teachers and wonks weigh in on the city’s plan to add more testing. (Room for Debate/Times)
  • A Fort Greene mom, Nancy Bruni, says good attendance shouldn’t be rewarded. (The Local)
  • Three-quarters of this year’s Intel Science Search finalists are children of immigrants. (Joanne Jacobs)
  • Efforts to stop school budget cuts are plentiful and range from the official to the grassroots. (City Room)
  • Hilary Lustick on teachers’ delicate balance between big questions and control. (GS Community)
  • Evaluations, not principals, will now decide whether foreign teachers’ visas are terminated. (Go Jamaica)
  • A satirical look at how charter school backer David Einhorn could influence the Mets. (NYC P.S. Parents)
  • Test score gains in New Orleans’ schools should be weighed against population changes. (Kevin Drum)
  • Knowing more about student performance doesn’t tell us how to improve instruction. (Ed in the Apple)

Source: Philissa Cramer