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10 Rules for Students and Teachers Popularized by John Cage via Open Culture
Common Core Cartoons:  (via Big Education Ape)
#EdGIFs: 12 Things You Should Never, Ever Say To Teachers via We Are Teachers
Scary President: “Wild Thing” Obama reads the famous Maurice Sendak story at the 2014 White House Easter Egg Roll

Movie Trailer for “Divergent” Mirrors SAT Reality: There’s a big test that determines your future life.  Some lives are better than others.  But what if the test doesn’t work?

“I was a nerd in school. I liked the theater. I liked to study. I wasn’t very good at sports. It took being famous to make me cool, which, by the way, I never forgot. – Rob Lowe in the NYT”

Walter White Was A Bad Teacher: Hopkins political science professor studies teaching strategies and finds Gus Fring was better for Jesse.

Walter White Was A Bad Teacher: Hopkins political science professor studies teaching strategies and finds Gus Fring was better for Jesse.

Meet the students and staff at Tuscaloosa’s all-black Central High School in a short documentary film by Maisie Crow.

(via Saving Central: One High School’s Struggle After Resegregation - The Atlantic)

The New Yorker Tries To Be Funny About The New SAT 

Directions: Match the italicized [slanty] word or phrase with its meaning.

1.Mike, like, likes Emily, but not like that. The best meaning of “like” is:

(a) you know
(b)	um
(c) similar to
(d) derives pleasure from
(e) lolz

The New and Improved SAT)
Yes, There’s a MOOC for Hogwarts: All 7 Years In Just 9 Weeks  (via The A.V. Club)
The Worst Child Characters on TV

1. Sydney Graham, Parenthood

At one point, some truly misguided teacher labeled her “gifted,” giving her even more of a free pass for such outrageous antics. 

Atlantic Wire

The Worst Child Characters on TV

1. Sydney Graham, Parenthood

At one point, some truly misguided teacher labeled her “gifted,” giving her even more of a free pass for such outrageous antics.

Atlantic Wire

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via bandragirl

2 cents for education

ilovecharts:

via bandragirl

2 cents for education

(Source: nationalpriorities.org)

"Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him to discover ice." http://ht.ly/vUjgRWriter Gabriel Garcia Marquez Is Dead at Age 87
(via Resegregation in the American South)
“The racial composition of Tuscaloosa’s schools varies dramatically, from 9 percent black at Rock Quarry Elementary School (above), to 99 percent black at Central High School, where D’Leisha Dent is a senior.”

(via Resegregation in the American South)
“The racial composition of Tuscaloosa’s schools varies dramatically, from 9 percent black at Rock Quarry Elementary School (above), to 99 percent black at Central High School, where D’Leisha Dent is a senior.”