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1) Re: Bile break
Posted: Oct 15, 2014 10:27 PM, by: Carleton Washburne
complete dismissal of whatever I thought of or asked about. Although this COULD work as a kind of reverse barometer, as I sense that the usefulness of the idea would be inversely proportional to the intensity ...

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2) NPE Calls for Congressional Hearings: High Stakes Testing
Posted: Mar 5, 2014 2:48 PM, by: Jerry P. Becker
read a passage about a race between a pineapple and a hare. Tests are not scientific instruments like barometers; they are commercial products that are subject to multiple errors. Are tests being given ...

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3) The Old Barometer Story (OBS) Redux
Posted: Jan 26, 2013 11:32 AM, by: Richard Hake
Some subscribers to Math-Teach might be interested in a recent post "The Old Barometer Story (OBS) Redux" [Hake (2013)] and its significance for education. The abstract reads: ...

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4) Unappreciated - IL public workers face a morale crisis
Posted: Nov 14, 2012 3:24 PM, by: Jerry P. Becker
what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?" There is no Illinois-specific barometer that measures the disposition of the state's public employees, but experts across the country ...

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5) Unappreciated - IL public workers face a morale crisis
Posted: Nov 13, 2012 6:04 PM, by: Jerry P. Becker
what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?" There is no Illinois-specific barometer that measures the disposition of the state's public employees, but experts across the country ...

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6) Re: Who really benefits from putting high-tech gadgets in
classrooms?

Posted: Feb 10, 2012 9:23 AM, by: Haim
tool, there is the fundamental question of the right tool for the job. I am put in mind of the famous Barometer Question http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barometer_question#Calandra.27s_account except, in this ...

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7) Re: Top Test Scores From Shanghai Stun Educators
Posted: Dec 10, 2010 11:48 AM, by: Haim
divorce itself from school curriculum. But its international rankings are widely trusted as a reliable barometer of how young people in different countries compare on core academic subjects. How did Shanghai ...

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8) Re: Why Math Students Fail
Posted: Mar 14, 2010 9:30 PM, by: Michael Paul Goldenberg
what the nature of the education you did receive in fact was: it seems like an excellent reverse barometer for designing schools and programs for the future. Quoting Robert Hansen <bob@rsccore.com>: ...

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9) Re: [ProgressiveMath] Re: {SPAM?} Re: Kamii's Articles on
Algorithms in Arithmetic

Posted: Jul 15, 2009 3:40 PM, by: Jonathan Groves
that he was > likely onto something worth considering. MC/HOLD and > followers make excellent reverse barometers in that > regard. > > Want to find the innovators and scientists? Look for > the witch hunts ...

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10) Re: {SPAM?} Re: Kamii's Articles on Algorithms in Arithmetic
Posted: Jul 15, 2009 1:12 PM, by: Paul A. Tanner III
that he was > likely onto something worth considering. MC/HOLD and > followers make excellent reverse barometers in that > regard. > > Want to find the innovators and scientists? Look for > the witch hunts ...

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11) Re: {SPAM?} Re: Kamii's Articles on Algorithms in Arithmetic
Posted: Jul 14, 2009 9:07 PM, by: Michael Paul Goldenberg
am that he was likely onto something worth considering. MC/HOLD and followers make excellent reverse barometers in that regard. Want to find the innovators and scientists? Look for the witch hunts and ...

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12) Re: Who Said It? (3)
Posted: Jun 29, 2009 12:37 AM, by: Michael Paul Goldenberg
I wouldn't be surprised to learn that you stimulated others to take her ideas seriously. As reverse barometers go, you're extraordinarily reliable. What I'm looking forward to next is seeing how you ...

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13) Re: New Post at RME: Memorizing vs. Rote Learning & Drilling: More
Posted: May 8, 2009 1:32 AM, by: GS Chandy
to know that > Compton must be right. > > Here in New York City, we have another fascinating > ing barometer of systemic collapse. Stuyvesant is a > great high school by any standard, public or private, ...

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14) Re: New Post at RME: Memorizing vs. Rote Learning & Drilling: More
Posted: May 7, 2009 11:05 AM, by: Haim
school), to know that Compton must be right. Here in New York City, we have another fascinating barometer of systemic collapse. Stuyvesant is a great high school by any standard, public or private, ...

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15) A Plan to Cut the High School Dropout Rate
Posted: Oct 27, 2008 8:07 AM, by: Haim
Cut the High School Dropout Rate By WINNIE HU HIGH school graduation rates are universally seen as a barometer of success, or failure, in education. Parents, college admissions officers, even savvy real ...

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