Curriculum

ZombieX: Kelly Gallagher Says Stop Readicide Now (Part 1 of an Interview)

ZombieX interviews one of the best English teachers in the state of California, Kelly Gallagher -- author of the book Readicide. What teach to the student looks like, as opposed to teach to the test. »

Preview of "School Choice: Taxpayer-Funded Creationism, Bigotry, and Bias"

School voucher efforts back by religious extremists that use taxpayer money (and corporate tax credits) to fund creationism and religious bigotry at private schools. These efforts are most active in PA and FL, although efforts are afoot in several states. »

The Return of ZombieX: Rob Gaudette Teaches Beyond the Test

ZombieX returns to talk about how standardized testing narrows what kids learn and how they learn it. He celebrates Rob Gaudette, California Middle School Teacher of the Year, and observes Gaudette's creative teaching methods that stimulate critical thinking in all of his students. »

Vouchers/Tax Credits Funding Creationism, Revisionist History, Hostility Toward Other Religions

Are your state's tax dollars funding the teaching of religious supremacism and bigotry? What about Creationism? The answer is undoubtedly yes, if you live in a state with a voucher or corporate tax credit program funding "school choice." »

Guest Blogger Meghan Groome, NYAS: Dear Parents, How To Raise Science-Loving Kids

Dr. Meghan Groome of the NY Academy of Sciences gives her favorite resources for raising science-loving kids and encouraging them to explore it as a passion and a possible career. »

Opponents of Chinese Language Learning Mount Costly, Nuisance Recall Effort Against SoCal School Board

President of the Hacienda Heights - La Puente School Board Jay Chen updates his constituents on the nuisance recall election and harassment targeting he and other board members who approved a popular Chinese language program for the district. Support the board's choices by signing the attached petition. »

Finland's Public Education: How They Do It Right

Finland's excellent public schools--what's the recipe for success? »

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