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Articles from Phi Delta Kappan (April 1, 2012)

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15 lessons on leadership: a longtime school headmaster looks back and ahead. Weintraub, Robert J. 822
A partnership raises healthier children: healthy and physically fit children make better students. Schools and their community can join to make children's health an achievable goal. Maloney, Rick; Banks, Patti; Eyres, Andrew 2240
Arne Duncan, education experts featured at PDK conference. Brief article 119
Can schools close the gap? Schmoker, Mike Essay 1178
Digging deeper 2011 Pdk/Gallup poll results. Brief article 124
Excursions take learners on a journey to knowledge: real learning is more than assembling information required to pass tests; it can be achieved only after information is converted to personal knowledge. Garbe, Gary E. 2198
Get thee to the gym! Column 650
Greater equity in education. Levin, Ben 1272
Health and wellness among adolescents. Virtue, David C. 1501
In praise of isolation who says PLCs are a better way? Professional learning communities are the latest fad in education, but they have little to do with promoting professionalism. O'Keeffe, James Essay 2178
Is modeling enough? Leaders must be explicit if they want teachers and others to get the messages they're trying to communicate. Goslin, Khym G. Essay 2562
Kappan webinars. Calendar 194
Let's keep moving: the nationwide effort to battle childhood obesity is making progress, but schools should continue and expand efforts to promote healthy lives for children. Obama, Michelle 856
Linking unstable families with learning. Fomby P., Cavanagh Brief article 117
Make or buy? That's really not the question: wise schools and districts can blend local strategies for improving education with externally developed programs if they ask the right questions. Peurach, Donald J.; Glazer, Joshua L.; Lenhoff, Sarah Winchell 2667
Mark McCall is called out of the classroom ... Patterson, Greg 331
More effective principals. J., Harvey; H., Holland 333
More Kool-Aid, anyone? Starnes, Bobby Ann 1137
No child's fate is sealed: the differences between small-town Vermont and New York City are vast, but an educator's work in either place must be grounded in the belief that no child's fate is sealed. Hawkes, T. Elijah 1895
PDK and PLT to train chapters to engage young educators. Brief article 211
Show 'n' tell nutrition at school: just months after president Obama signed the child nutrition act into law in 2010, congress moved to strip away its reforms and cut its funding. Will it survive? Kuhner, Jeanne Incantalupo 2362
Stopping childhood obesity before it begins: attention to exercise during preschool years gives children a healthier start and a better chance to avoid obesity later. Mazzeo, Deborah; Arens, Sheila A.; Germeroth, Carrie; Hein, Heather 3151
Teachers in the lead a district's approach to shared leadership: a North Carolina district embraced teacher leadership, and the result has been overall achievement gains. Stegall, David; Linton, Jayme 2098
Teaching to the common core by design, not accident: the gates foundation's substantial investment in developing the common core state standards now depends on translating big ideas into practices that teachers can and will use. Phillips, Vicki; Wong, Carina 3600
The new P.E: preparing students to make healthy decisions about physical activity, health, and nutrition is the hallmark of quality P.E. programs. Vandertie, Joan; Corner, Amy B.; Corner, Kevin J. 2956
Walk, don't run--to online learning: the financial lure of lower-cost online learning during a period of tight budgets shouldn't prompt schools to proceed before giving serious consideration to a multitude of factors. Journell, Wayne Essay 2364

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