2013-2014 (Z-Term) Teaching Specialist or Lecturer: Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.
The Learning Network Blog: Lesson Plan | Gulp (Don't Gag): Modeling the Complexity of the Digestive System
Does what happened in 2008 in D.C. Public Schools still matter today? Here to answer the question is Sam Chaltain, a Washington D.C.-based education writer, a senior fellow at the Institute for Democratic Education in America, and a former member of Mayor Vincent Gray's transition team for education policy. He can be reached at email@example.com. This piece also appeared on the SmartBlog on Education.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A new academic credential of unknown worth is circulating around the world, issued by affiliates of some of the most valuable brands in higher education.
These “certificates of mastery,” available for free to anyone with an Internet connection who passes an online course, come from BerkeleyX, MITx and HarvardX. Soon, there will be certificates from GeorgetownX.Read full article >>
The Walton Family Foundation is giving $8 million to Michelle Rhee's StudentsFirst to add to the scores of millions of dollars it hands out each year to support the public education reform agenda of Walton family members.
The Common Core State Standards initiative was started with bipartisan support. But new and often nonsensical criticism from right-wing Republicans is making it seem as if the Core is a partisan issue, and, further, is clouding important and serious-minded criticism about the standards and their implementation.