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  1. May 2018
  2. Feb 2018
    1. But what the data shows is we know if we're looking at test scores, if we're measuring the achievement gap, which is the test score gap between black and white students, that gap was the narrowest at the peak of integration in the school integration, which was 1988. As soon as we start to see the segregation increasing again, that achievement gap increases. And we've actually never gotten back to that low point that we were at when schools were their most integrated.

      affect of desgregation

    1. They do things like buy expensive designer belts and $2500 luxury handbags.

      Tongue and cheek. The author is trying to show how ridiculous our feelings toward the less fortunate can be.

  3. Jan 2018
    1. Students are introduced to the murder of Emmett Till through watching an excerpt from the “Awakenings” segment of the Eyes on the Prize video series. Then they begin to explore how Emmett Till’s murder became a pivotal moment in civil rights history through identifying the important decisions made by individuals and groups involved in this event

      lesson plan

    1. his purpose in the struggle was strictly to save the Union; it was not to free the slaves

      thesis statement

    1. Appropriate questioning is an important means of differentiation and infusing critical thinking in academi-cally rigorous learning environments.

      How to create questions that lead the students to new levels of understanding (based on what they know so far)

    1. They are motivated by wishful thinking. This error leads the individual to stop gathering information when the evidence gathered so far confirms the views (prejudices) one would like to be true.

      Good explanation

  4. Jul 2016
    1. degradation

      definition: fall in quality, decline

    2. was invented during the 19th century and, despite concerted attempts by today’s scholars to kill it off, it simply refuses to die

      common misconception

    3. oxymoron

      definition: idea that contradicts itself

    4. stagnation

      definition: lack of progress/growth