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The Answer Sheet Archive: Roxanna Elden

Teacher: The worst of "best practices"

A teacher explains how the push to use "best practices" gets out of hand and winds up wasting time and money.

By Valerie Strauss  | January 24, 2011; 5:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Laugh and cry, Roxanna Elden, Teachers  
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The big 5: A teacher's translation guide for policymakers

Those hoping for educator buy-in on the next big education reform idea should first consult this translation guide , which explains some catchphrases and buzzwords that set off warning bells for teachers.

By Valerie Strauss  | January 12, 2011; 12:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Guest Bloggers, Roxanna Elden, Teachers  | Tags:  edu-speak, education buzzwords, education policy, educational rigor, failure is not an option, paradigm shift, research-based methods, rick hess, roxanna elden, teachers  
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