Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Extra Credit Reading: Wednesday, November 08, 2006

The Wankers of the Day have got to be the New York City high school teacher who took a student on a romantic getaway to the Dominican Republic and the school administrators who tried to cover it up.

When it comes to giving parents feedback about their children, Australian teachers have been instructed to be "kinder and gentler" or else.

quote of the day comes from Henry Ford: "Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal."

Got Carnival? The
92nd edition of The Carnival of Education has just opened it's midway over at NYC Educator while Spunkyhomeschool is hosting this week's Carnival of Homeschooling.

some more about the importance of getting English-language learners and other special needs children into kindergarten. (Come to think of it, we like kindergarten for all kids.)
See our latest EduPosts here and yesterday's Extra Credit Reading there.