Disappearing from Classrooms - Not on Grade Level - Teaching in the Hood | Ed Buzz 2016-4-21
Apr 21, 2016
The change in education is accelerating. For veteran teachers, think about your classroom 12 years ago in 2004. What's different? Terry Heick, the author of this article, proposes 12 things that will likely disappear from classrooms by 2028. Do you agree?
9 Out Of 10 Parents Think Their Kids Are On Grade Level. They're Probably Wrong
A new national survey shows a huge disconnect between parent perceptions and student performance.
Is your child on grade level? Do you believe that they are above average in school? If so, you can consider yourself part of the 9 out of 10 parents who incorrectly think that their kids are where they should be. This article looks at why parents are disconnected from the reality that some of their children are not performing where they are expected.
A Black Professor Offers Advice ‘For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood’
How white folks can be better teachers for kids of color in urban schools.
How can a teacher from a middle class upbringing more effectively teach students from urban, impoverished areas? This article talks about ideas from a recently released book, "For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood". According to the book, schools expectations don't match well with who the students are. Take away some new thoughts on the topic and what you can do to better connect with your students.
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