Tag: viewpoints

Diane Ravitch at AASA National Conference on Education

Recently I have been reading and watching Diane Ravitch. Ravitch, you’ll recall, is an educational historian who served for a time as an Undersecretary of Education.  She’s now at NYU and the Brookings Institute. Here is her website to learn more about her: http://www.dianeravitch.com/ Recently Ravitch has come out very strongly against federal education policies …

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Looking at Service Models: HOW do we teach?

Service models have been on my mind lately. So in my world of English Language Learning, there has been a REALLY BIG PUSH for push-in. My new principal—before he was hired—mentioned SIOP (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol) and asked how widely it was used in the school. (After a little more questioning, I determined this was …

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