Hazing, combined kindergarten, citizen science in the classroom, and Common Core fight: Required Readings, 07.29.14
Those following the unfolding drama regarding the marching band at Ohio State University may be interested in this interview, which notes that “few hazing victims see it that way.”
The Kindergarten Hub at one Detroit elementary school is moving in a different educational direction, with 100 students and 3 instructors in a combined classroom setting. What do you think: groundbreaking or horrifying?
Citizen science in schools seems to engage students, generate data, and raise interest in the world outside the classroom. Meanwhile, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology has announced the winners of its Stand Up for Science competition, designed to promoted the importance of funding basic science research.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was for the Common Core standards before he was against them. And the state’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has voted to join a lawsuit against the governor aimed to keep the implementation process on track, claiming that Jindal exceeded his authority when he took action to suspend Common Core tests for the upcoming school year.
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