Why the 4 Cs for Title 1 Schools?

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Why the 4 Cs for Title 1 Schools?
There’s a movement afoot exemplified by edleader21 School Districts and Schools. These learning organizations recognize that the world is changing rapidly while many schools are not. Edleader21 schools and Districts seek to help their students develop the 4Cs; communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. The 4Cs are basic practices and…
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The Invisible Dream?
The website the Invisible Dream brings to mind a major reason for this blog. That is, that I think its important for schools and all citizens to develop a more visible conversation about what the American Dream means. Check out the website.. it has excellent data and raises the bar…
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Social Mobility? Who’s choice and Who’s Command
Social Mobility? Who’s choice and Who’s Command… Recently I read an article in the AERA’s Educational Researcher entitled Living Contradictions and Working for Change: Towards a theory of social class-sensitive pedagogy by Stephanie Jones and Mark Vagle. Their main point is that our school systems often tell the child of…
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The River Project
The River Project is a long term initiative engaging the Rio School Districtand multiple partners focused on collaborations among students, educators, and experts in a variety of fields to map, document, and come to know the River in our backyard (the District’s name sake) the Santa Clara River. We envision an initiating process in which…
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Immigration is part of the equation…..
Immigration has always been part of the American Equation. The Library of Congress (LOC) offers amazing resources for learners and teachers to explore this aspect of the American Dream. My family, the Puglisi family, have their roots in Italy, in Sicily and other areas of Southern Italy. The American Dream…
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American public education + hard work = American Dream
An equation, in a mathematical context, is generally understood to mean a mathematical statement that asserts the equality of two expressions. a simple equation like; x + 2 = 4 is easily understood. If one knows how to add, then its easy to substitute “2” for x. Or in other…
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Education and the American Dream links 3.31.13
Education and the American Dream links Hunted on google  3.31.13 http://www.sidneyherald.com/opinion/columnists/education-and-the-american-dream/article_0abdb90c-3e78-11e2-b9cc-001a4bcf887a.html?mode=print Montana legislator writes about the need for quality. http://on.aol.com/video/amplifys-ceo-on-education-and-the-american-dream-517646794 amplify ceo’s thoughts on education and the American dream with wall street journal http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLyAnawoE8k video by professor U.w bothell http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nitin-nohria/social-mobility-america_b_2113933.html the Dean of Harvard’s business school shares his perspective http://www.c-spanvideo.org/clip/4173016…
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The American Myth of Social Mobility
The American Myth of Social Mobility is an article that draws on recent data to point out that while Americans believe our country provides the greatest opportunity to go from rags to riches.. the facts do not bear this out now. Many other wealthy countries have more social mobility than…
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A Family Affair
A Family Affair: Intergenerational Social Mobility across OECD Countries is an excellent chapter of research exploring issues related to the American Dream and how it compares to other countries in terms of people’s ability to do better economically than their parents.
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Chasing the same dream,climbing different ladders: economic mobility in the United States and Canada.This study examines the American Dream and the Canadian Dream and finds some amazing commonalities in both opinions, beliefs, and economics. It also finds some thought provoking differences.
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This site will look at research and economic and social data to explore the economic facts and human perceptions and opinions on issues related to the American Equation, the American Dream, and the role American Public Schools play in in both shaping and being shaped by public policy and public…
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This site will explore different opinions about the American Dream and its current condition.
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This new site will explore the American Equation; American Education + Hard work = The American Dream.
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