Monthly Archives: April 2015

Lessons For Our Kids on Earth Day 2015

Today is Earth Day – designated as such because it marks the date signifying the beginning of the environmental movement in 1970. Since then, it has become a nationally recognized opportunity to engage in environmentally conscious activities like tree planting, energy conservation, … Continue reading

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Are We Over-Testing Our Kids?

Today, as thousands of students across NYC sit for the third day of the Common Core English Language Arts assessment, teachers are entering the time of the year when they get a chance to reflect and refine their practices. And … Continue reading

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Columbia University Class Confessions: Not A Prank

The talk of the social media arena this week is the recent launch of Columbia University Class Confessions, an anonymous Facebook page created by the university’s First-Generation Low-Income Partnership (FLIP) as a space for first-generation and low-income students to discuss issues … Continue reading

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