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Harry Mathews's Blog – March 2014 Archive (8)

More School Students Crack the Code

14 March 2014 The Report Card

(Editor: www.thereportcard.org Kids are learning programming code through tutors, and special schools. Programming code like Java Script, C++, and Ruby are what drive the Internet. The Report Card thinks it’s time for more schools to…

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Added by Harry Mathews on March 19, 2014 at 10:51pm — No Comments

“A Classical Curriculum Produces Strong Math and Science Learning” Principal Benjamin Payne

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org 3-18-14

Benjamin Payne Principal Savannah Classical Academy

Savannah Classical Academy opened in fall of this year using a classical curriculum developed by Hillsdale College. Hillsdale President Larry Arnn was greatly…

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Added by Harry Mathews on March 19, 2014 at 7:49am — No Comments

School ditches rules and loses bullies

Sunday January 26, 2014 One News

VIDEO: http://tvnz.co.nz/close-up/bullrush-returns-schools-video-4946899

Ripping up the playground rulebook is having incredible effects on children at an Auckland school.

Chaos may reign at Swanson Primary School with children climbing trees, riding skateboards and playing bullrush during playtime, but surprisingly the students don't…

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Added by Harry Mathews on March 13, 2014 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Florida School History Fair: A Race Class Gender Perspective

3-7-14 The Report Card

By Bill Korach www.thereportcard.org

This week, the St. John County School District held their annual National Day of History Fair, and I was asked to be a judge. The theme of this year’s National History Day was “Rights and Responsibilities.” The student…

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Added by Harry Mathews on March 10, 2014 at 10:48pm — No Comments

AFTER 18 MONTHS, $60 MILLION SUBURBAN DALLAS FOOTBALL STADIUM CLOSES

Stadium opened August 2012

March 5, 2014 by Lou Ann Anderson

The $60 million Allen High School football stadium whose extravagance brought a national spotlight to Allen, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, is now closed due to cracks and other structural concerns.…

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Added by Harry Mathews on March 9, 2014 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Epiphany! Academic Work Leads To Academic Achievement

2-24-14
It is settled wisdom among Funderpundits and those to whom they give their grants that the most important variable in student academic achievement is teacher quality, but I have regularly pointed out that the most important variable in student academic achievement is student academic…
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Added by Harry Mathews on March 4, 2014 at 7:13am — No Comments

NY School Can’t Tell Write From Wrong

3-3-14 The Report Card

By Will Fitzhugh, Publisher of The Concord Review & Bill Korach

Our secondary students need to think about what they have learned, and to communicate their knowledge and their thoughts effectively in their expository writing.

Reading is the path to knowledge, and academic expository writing is the…

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Added by Harry Mathews on March 4, 2014 at 6:44am — No Comments

Tying Statehood and Education Funding Together

Gilbert Watch 3-2-14

This is a great article written by Shirley Dye, and recently published in the Payson Roundup.  Shirley, by the way, is a Payson Unified School District board member, and she has completed Levels 1, 2, and 3 of the Center For Self Governance coursework.  This Op-Ed was her homework assignment prior to being…
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Added by Harry Mathews on March 2, 2014 at 11:21pm — No Comments

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