Looks. Pop Culture. Enthusiasm. School.
"I wanna be homeschooled"
"Really Manny do you want me to learn you english."
8th Grade Metal Band Scores $1.8M Record Deal via Stereogum
Magazines: Why Poor Schools Can’t Win at Standardized Testing The Atlantic [hint: not enough textbooks]
Video: Neil deGrasse Tyson, High School Wrestling Team Captain, Invented a Physics-Based Wrestling Move via Open Culture
NEA Proposes Testing Cap of 5 Percent - Via ChalkbeatCO NEA president: Current testing system “will crumble”
Oops! College Board Apologizes for Racist T-Shirt at AP Grading Event Hyphen Magazine via Inside Higher Ed
Don’t wear this t-shirt in front of your students (or teachers, I suppose) LOLShirts via Poynter
Scandal! via What Happens When A Prep School’s Black Student President Mocks Her White Male Classmates? Buzzfeed covers Lawrenceville dispute
Movies: How 1983’s “Class” Is 1000% Better Than “The Graduate” via The Toast
Video: If Guns Were Dildos, These Kids Would Be Dead) Clever PSA via Digg.
Video:What Kids Can Learn From A Water Balloon Fight NPR Ed on Roughhousing and other forms of play
Movie Trailer: Lithgow and Molina Get Married and Have to Move in ‘Love Is Strange’ “The movie tells the story of a couple played by John Lithgow and Alfred Molina, who after finally tying the knot have to leave their home, when Molina’s character is fired from his job at a Catholic school.”
Video: Teachers take on the brave new world of bullying apps like YikYak [Al Jazeera America]
Video: USF students can check out drones from library CNN via Politico
DeBlasio Family Dresses Up for Mermaid’s Parade Even though they don’t live in Brooklyn any more