Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Carnival of Education- May 13, 2009

Welcome to the May 13, 2009 edition of carnival of education!!! There sure were a lot of submissions this time. I really enjoyed reading all of them. I hope all of you enjoy reading them as much as I have. Please remember to comment and socially bookmark, so that more people can enjoy this carnival.

Larry Ferlazzo presents What Do You Do On The Last Day Of Class? Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... posted at Larry Ferlazzo's Websites Of The Day For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL.

Mathew Needleman presents 10 Myths of Writer’s Workshop: Part 1 of 4 posted at Open Court Blog.

Michaele Sommerville presents Kindergarten's 3 R's: Respect, Resources and Rants: *~OTHER~* Classroom Essentials posted at Kindergarten's 3 R's: Respect, Resources, & Rants.

Mrs D. presents In Moderation posted at Footsteps of Aristotle, saying, "Notes on an aspect of testing in Queensland, Australia"

michael mazenko presents NAEP and Comparing Schools posted at A Teacher's View.

lorri giovinco-harte presents Helping children to cope with a world entrenched in fear posted at New York City Education Examiner, saying, "Although adults may take fear inducing media headlines for granted, we may not always realize the level of fear that children experience or how the fear becomes a part of their decision making."

Javanx3d presents Make the Pareto Principle Work for You! posted at Making Money Freelance Writing, saying, "Thanks for considering!

Erika Collin presents 100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything posted at Rated Colleges.

Matthew Ladner presents “Forward” our Motto? « Jay P. Greene’s Blog posted at Jay P. Greene's Blog.

Pat presents The Best Teaching Method posted at Successful Teaching.

Miss Dennis presents Back to this Blog's Roots! posted at Your Mama's Mad Tedious: Diary of a Special Ed Teacher.

oldandrew presents You Know it’s Time to Quit Teaching When… « Scenes From The Battleground posted at Scenes From The Battleground, saying, "British blog about teaching in tough schools"

Dana presents Globalization and the Future of Education posted at Investoralist, saying, "Globalization means that we will have to prepare for a slew of new demands of value-adding work, our education system will have to adjust accordingly."

Nancy Flanagan presents Truth, Consequences and National Standards posted at Teacher in a Strange Land, saying, "Who will be the big beneficiaries of national standards?"

Alvaro Fernandez presents 10% Students may have working memory problems: Why does it matter? posted at SharpBrains, saying, "Working memory is our ability to store and manipulate information for a brief time. In screening of over 3000 school-aged students in mainstream schools, 1 in 10 was identified as having working memory difficulties. Why does this matter?"

Sarah Ebner, School Gate presents Should children's books be more multicultural? posted at School Gate - Times Online - WBLG, saying, "I have had loads of comments on this on the blog, but wonder if it's a British issue? What do others think?"

Clix presents You know it's REALLY bad when... posted at Epic Adventures Are Often Uncomfortable, saying, "It's never too early to start stressing about next year!"

Denise presents Quilt: What Can You Do with This? posted at Let's play math!, saying, "How could you use this image as a springboard to doing math? What questions would you ask? What concepts would you try to get across? What would you follow it with? Please comment!"

Corey Bunje Bower presents Sunday Commentary: Sale on Snake Oil at the BrooksStore posted at Thoughts on Education Policy, saying, "The Promise Academies located in the Harlem Children's Zone have obtained some promising results. But David Brooks' interpretation of these results is incredibly irresponsible. Here's why."

siobhan curious presents semester dénouement posted at Siobhan Curious, saying, "Thanks for hosting!"

Kathleen Kennedy Manzo presents National Institute for Literacy to Get Ax posted at Curriculum Matters.

Sarah Robbins presents Why a Gifted Class? posted at Parenting Gifted Kids, saying, "This article makes a compelling case for a self-contained gifted program."

Mister Teacher presents That is highly illogical, captain posted at Learn Me Good.

SwitchedOnMom presents MCPS Middle School "Reform" and GT Instruction posted at The "More" Child.

teachin' presents It's all about the relationships. posted at I'm a Dreamer.

Sarah Scrafford presents 10 Hot Celebrities Who Got their MBA or Business Degree posted at MBA Info.

Sarah Scrafford presents 100 Open Courses on Computer Information Systems and Security posted at Computer Colleges.

Sarah Scrafford presents 100 Incredibly Inspiring Blog Posts for Educators posted at Learn-gasm.

Darren presents Distance Learning posted at Right on the Left Coast: Views From a Conservative Teacher.

Mary Ann Zehr presents Resource: A Portal for State Documents on ELLs posted at Learning the Language.

Liam Goldrick presents Stimulus Watch: Front-Loading and Favoritism posted at The Education Optimists.

Joanne Jacobs presents PE effect is zero, researchers say posted at Joanne Jacobs.

Mike Holden presents Meet some of our teachers posted at DoE- Dave on Ed.

NYC Educator presents Beware of Charter Moguls Bearing Pizza posted at NYC Educator, saying, "Thanks for hosting!"

Mark Stock presents Setting cut scores on the SLLA posted at HOPE Foundation.

woodlassnyc presents A taste of ARIS posted at Under Assault: Teaching in NYC.

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  1. Thanks for hosting! As always, lot's of interesting ideas to chew on.

  2. Definitely thanks for hosting! I feel so fancy now. :)

  3. Thanks for putting this together! There's lots of great reading here.

  4. Great Blog Carnival! Thanks for hosting!
    Cheers, James

  5. Thanks for hosting! I have enjoyed reading and posted on it today

  6. Thanks for hosting this and including me! I really enjoyed reading these!