In Our Feeds: #1DayBook, Of Mice and Men bridges differences, and teacher evaluation
By Ivy on January 20th, 2012
Each Friday, we share a handful of links we found interesting, provocative, funny — or just plain cool. We call it In Our Feeds. Enjoy!
“What’s the best book you’ve ever read in a single day?” A reader at Reddit asked the online community to submit their answers. Before you respond with Harry Potter, I’m sorry to note that the reader says it doesn’t count because “we’ve all done that.” Leave your answer at Reddit here or tweet your answer with #1DayBook hashtag.
As huge fans of nostalgia, we had to share this collection of historical black and white photos recently colored by Swedish artist Sanna Dullaway. Her works have generated quite a bit of controversy, and brings new meaning to these iconic photos.
In New York state, a system for teacher evaluation is still not in place. The delay to find the right system may soon cause the state’s funding from the Race to the Top program. The New York Times SchoolBook takes a closer look at different sides of the debate and how the two sides may be closer than ever to reaching a solution.
Samantha Bremmer, an eighth-grade student at Mill Creek Middle School, was selected as one of the Huffington Post’s “Greatest People.” During the winter school vacation, Samantha, along with some help from her friend Ashley, wrote 820 thoughtful and caring messages on Post-it Notes to put on her classmates’ lockers. Samantha hopes her project will always remind students to be respectful of each other.
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