Thursday, September 6, 2012

New Movie About School(Won't Back Down)! And Then There's Real Life Tweets of the Day 9/6/12

Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal in the film Won't Back Down out September 28.

 Real life events in the film Won't Back Down. And also, the Adelanto school, Desert Trails, is going through the same thing right now.

Won't Back Down: 2 Moms Fight to Save a Failing School

http://www.redbookmag.com/fun-contests/celebrity/wont-back-down-cast-interview

 Here is the most recent news about the trigger school in Adelanto.

1. As school starts, new questions in Adelanto charter fight

Adelanto school board approves an overhaul of failing school but rejects a charter, opening a new legal chapter in the ongoing controversy.

http://articles.latimes.com/2012/aug/20/local/la-me-parent-trigger-20120820 

 Other news this evening.

2. AD/HD

What is Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD), and what does it have to do with learning disabilities (LD)? AD/HD and LD are not the same thing, but AD/HD certainly can interfere with learning and behavior. About one-third of people with LD have AD/HD. Clear up your confusion about the two often co-occurring disorders by accessing the information below.
http://www.ncld.org/types-learning-disabilities/adhd-related-issues/adhd


3. Top 12 Classroom Fitness Activities  

http://www.teachhub.com/top-12-classroom-fitness-activities 

Resources and Downloads to Improve Student Performance

 http://www.edutopia.org/stw-school-turnaround-resources-downloads?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_content=stw&utm_campaign=cochraneresources

 

4. The Sad Reality Of Education Technology 

http://edudemic.com/2012/09/the-sad-reality-of-education-technology/

 

5. Using Sentence Frames to Jumpstart Writing

Grades 3-5, ELA, ELL 

6. What Teachers Need to Know About Action Research

http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2012/09/05/tln_pillars_actionresearch.html 


 


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