Archives for May 29, 2012

  1. Summer Learning from The Science House

    The Science House at NC State University has 3 workshops this summer open to all educators. Visit http://science-house.org/index.php/open-registration-workshops for more details and registration information. Science with GPS, June 8-9, 2012 in Raleigh Time: 9 am – 3 pm (A Certificate of Completion will be issued for 10 hours of instruction.) Instructors:  Michelle Benigno, Mountain Satellite Outreach Coordinator, […]

  2. Congratulations to the New DEN Stars

    I wanted to give a shout out and congratulations to the new DENStars of Colorado! Lori Allard, CO Vincent Ardito, CO Rebecca Dague, CO Sara Finney, CO Robert Fowler, CO Cristine Goodman, CO Brenda Holmstedt, CO Misty Louihis, CO Susan Massa, CO Sarah Rice, CO Ledeen Rickey, CO Alma Tetrault, CO The Colorado Leadership Council […]

  3. Making Teacher Evaluations Public is a Bad Idea ~ Bill Gates

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    In an interview some weeks ago  with Weekend Edition Saturday‘s host Scott Simon, Gates went on to say. “The goal is to help teachers be better,” Gates said. “And when we run personnel systems where we want to be frank with employees about where they need to improve, having [evaluations] publicly available is not conducive […]