Monthly Archives: June 2013

Oakland Schools

High School Principal Tweets #GRAD2013

…connecting with (and SHOCKING) his graduating seniors! Forget Facebook. Teens have taken over Twitter! They have condensed their thoughts and recorded their actions into meme-like tweets of 140 characters, and have learned to live instantly and publicly via their smartphones. This is a culture. Educators are recognizing Twitter as a legitimate forum for teens (and […]

Oakland Schools

What’s Rhrong with Rhee’s Merit Pay ‘Solution’?

 “Where’s the MERIT in Merit Pay and Other Education Reforms?” An insightful PODCAST on Michelle Rhee’s favorite corporate-reform solution from Dr. Vickie Markavitch, Superintendent of Oakland Schools… CLICK on IMAGE Below to View Podcast “I just attended the Detroit Michigan Regional Policy Conference held on Mackinac Island.  A prime focus of the conference was education […]