Mike Petrilli on differentiated instruction in Ed Next is well worth checking out. If you’re trying to figure out fit with your choice of schools – and hopefully you have one – they’re now giving the “Picky Parents Guide” away for free online. Incredible resource.
I don’t yet have an Ipad to kill time, so I’d like to launch a silly contest on good education movie lines.
CALDER lays out the research behind aspects of Waiting for Superman. From New York, more on charter restructuring from SUNY, background is here. And here’s a great interview with Common Good’s Phillip Howard from The Daily Show.
TAP System (BW has worked with their parent org) hosted a discussion on performance-based pay, you can watch here.
From Motown, some bad news. Turns out the revolutionary teachers contract wasn’t really so revolutionary after all. Who would have thunk it at the time? Oh right, nevermind. The good news, some cool opportunities to be part of change there via Michigan Future Schools.
Really interesting opportunity at Tutor.com, Military Client Services Manager.