Monthly Archives: July 2011

What’s Working: Keeping Our Balance

Educational Leadership:Interventions: What’s Working:Keeping Our Balance.

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Tomb of St. Philip the Apostle Discovered in Turkey – FoxNews.com

  Archaeologists working in Turkey have found the tomb of St. Philip the Apostle. Tomb of St. Philip the Apostle Discovered in Turkey – FoxNews.com.

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Lost Museum of P.T. Barnum

Lost Museum – Home Page. A very cool site that I stumbled across.  It is a recreation of P.T. Barnum’s museum that you can explore virtually.

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How tech savvy are you as a teacher?

http://www.edutopia.org/node/22399

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Bill would use student performance to rate teachers

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/local/20110705_Bill_would_use_student_performance_to_rate_teachers.html?page=1&c=y Pennsylvania is planning to introduce legislation that would use standardized test scores as a large(50%) part of how teachers are rated.  While I agree that the system of rating teachers needs to improve this is not the way to … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Today we celebrate the birth of America which took place 235 years ago.  On July 4th, 1776 the Second Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, though the separation of the colonies from Great Britain came on July 2 when the Congress voted … Continue reading

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Gettysburg

This weekend marks the 148th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.  The battle, fought in and around the small Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg, marked a turning point in the Civil War.  The Army of Northern Virginia commanded by R. E. … Continue reading

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