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Articles from Phi Delta Kappan (December 1, 2011)

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A crash course on giving: grades: grades tell students how well they did in comparison to each other, but almost nothing of what they need to work on to get better. Quinn, Timothy Essay 1839
Cain joins board, Zhao departs. Cain, Curtis Brief article 202
Call for leadership. 113
China's higher education lacks higher learning. Lucenta, Lindsey 1139
Closing school for the holidays - whose holidays? Deciding how schools handle holidays is a simple yet powerful way to demonstrate the values on which this country was founded. Purinton, Ted; Gunther, Vicki Essay 3031
Comic books' latest plot twist: enhancing literacy instruction: graphic novels can add value to literacy instruction, especially for struggling or disaffected readers. Rapp, David N. 2115
Digging deeper: 2011 PDK/Gallup poll results. Brief article 105
Face to faith teaching global citizenship: videoconferencing connects students of different faiths around the globe to help them learn about religion and global issues. Beauchamp, Marcia Essay 2089
Faith from the fringes: religious minorities in school: public schools should not support one religion over another, but the nation's Christian majority poses social and logistical challenges to students who are religious minorities. Abo-Zena, Mona M. Essay 2549
First amendment lust. Letter to the editor 661
Flipping classrooms. 483
Getting religion right in public schools: if we can't get this right in public schools, we have little hope of getting this right in the public square of what is now the most religiously diverse nation on earth. Haynes, Charles C. Report 4117
Religion in America: facts and figures. Reprint 562
Schools could be the happiest places on Earth. Lopez, Shane J. Survey 1101
Scotland--being different. Levin, Ben 1108
Seriously data-driven decision making: Searching for solutions to operational challenges, big city districts found answers for each other. Casserly, Michael D. 950
Sounding the charge for change: how leaders communicate can inspire or defeat the troops. Haycock, Brooke 1974
Taking on multitasking: students will continue to media multitask--to their own detriment. Nonetheless, teachers can limit the multitasking effect and improve learning. Rekart, Jerome L. 2287
Teachers and faith: public schools have been and will continue to be appropriate places for teachers of faith who respect the legal and ethical boundaries of this open forum. Eckert, Jonathan Essay 2066
Teaching English, black students in Los Angeles. Brief article 244
Teaching for religious tolerance in Modesto: just enough, but not too much. Lester, Emile 3189
The stunning power of good, traditional lessons. Schmoker, Mike 1113
Up-and-coming leader: Daphne Chandler "gets it". Interview 664
Vouchers redux. Toch, Thomas 1486
What are achievement gains worth--to teachers? School performance bonuses in New York City did not appear to inspire teachers to work harder or differently and had no effect on student outcomes. Marsh, Julie A.; McCaffrey, Daniel F. Report 2980
When missions collide theological certainty and democratic education: providing a democratic education includes encouraging open inquiry and discussion--even if that conflicts with a teacher's personal beliefs. James, Jennifer Hauver 3124

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