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Common Core: Nonfiction: “A Curious Mind”

A Curious Mind: the Secret to a Bigger Life by Brian Grazer and Charles Fishman Brian Grazer is the producer of many well-known films (A Beautiful Mind, Apollo 13, Grinch, Splash) and  some TV series (24 is the best known). … Continue reading

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COHS teacher discussion: “The Global Achievement Gap”

This is a guest entry by COHS teacher Nathalie Bellitti The Global Achievement Gap: Why Even Our Best Schools Don’t Teach the New Survival Skills Our Children Need— and What We Can Do About It (2008) by Tony Wagner CHAPTER … Continue reading

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COHS teacher discussion: “The Global Achievement Gap” Chapter 4

The Global Achievement Gap by Tony Wagner, Chapter 4 Reinventing the Education Profession  The Trouble with Educators  Teacher Preparation: Teacher preparation programs are terrible because the required classes are irrelevant to teaching, and students don’t get useful feedback on their … Continue reading

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COHS teacher discussion: “The Global Achievement Gap”

Although this entry deals with significant ways in which education will change—and thus affect students’ lives—it’s written for teachers. Our principal has asked that we teachers read and discuss this book. (He bought 20 copies, and these can be checked … Continue reading

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COHS teacher discussion: “The Global Achievement Gap”

This is a guest entry from Mrs. Fiandaca. Although this entry deals with significant ways in which education will change—and thus affect students’ lives—it’s written for teachers. Our principal has asked that we teachers read and discuss this book. (He … Continue reading

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COHS teacher discussion: “The Global Achievement Gap”

   Although this entry deals with significant ways in which education will change—and thus affect students’ lives—it’s written for teachers. Our principal has asked that we teachers read and discuss this book. (He bought 20 copies, and these can be … Continue reading

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