Monthly Archives: November 2012

Oakland Schools

A Million Michigan Voices for Public Education

CHARTER SCHOOLS in MICHIGAN “When Michigan lifted its charter cap, a group of education organizations tried to urge the state to include quality controls. That measure failed in the Republican-dominated legislature. But these advocates are still pushing”… (click on image to READ article) ********************************************* Dr. Markavitch’s 2013 Wish List PODCAST CLICK IMAGE below to VIEW […]

Oakland Schools Consultant Guides Ultimate Resource Project

FOUR YEARS AGO, Amy Bloom, a History/Social Studies Consultant for Oakland Schools, realized there was a massive gap in Michigan’s move to tie Social Studies coursework to the new State Standards. The essential, missing link? Classroom Curriculum! The Michigan Department of Education provided clear Content Expectations for Social Studies and History, so Amy simply stepped up […]

Dr. Yong Zhao: Educate Innovators, Not Test-takers!

Dr. Yong Zhao is an internationally-acclaimed education expert and a prolific writer with a widely-reviewed new book, World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial Students. He is the Presidential Chair of Global Education and Online Learning at the University of Oregon, where he also serves as the Associate Dean for Global Education and Online Learning, […]