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Cartoons on the School Reform to Boost Student Self-Esteem*

Beginning in the 1980s, a concerted effort by policymakers concerned about U.S. students performing low on international tests involved the idea of how students saw themselves. The thinking was that low self-esteem caused low test scores. Solution? Raise students’ regard … Continue reading

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Cartoons on Leadership

Leadership, leadership, leadership–the word is everywhere. Across schools and universities, corporations, foundations, and–of course–government, just-in-time leadership will solve all problems. The idea of the man or woman who can rescue an organization from its low performance is (and has been) … Continue reading

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Cartoons about School and District Leaders

Here are some pokes at principals and superintendents that may get you to smile or grimace, chuckle or frown. Some may even get you to laugh. If so, I have accomplished what I set out to do with this collection. … Continue reading

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Cartoons on Teaching Social Studies

For this month of giggles, grins, and groans I offer a collection of cartoons on kids and teachers during social  studies lessons. Well, most of them. Enjoy!               ‘          

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Cartoons on Teaching

For this month I have gathered a melange of cartoons about teachers of various subjects that made me chuckle, smile, and even grin. I hope they do the same for you as we bid goodbye to 2018.       … Continue reading

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Cartoons on Thanksgiving

The national holiday is upon us both in families and in schools. Here are some cartoons that brought a smile to my face. Enjoy!                        

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Cartoons on Child Rearing and Kids in School

For this month, I have selected cartoons that poke fun at practices parents use to create “good” children–be it traditional or non-traditional. I also include the interactions between teachers and kids in classrooms. These tickled me. I hope they do … Continue reading

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Cartoons on Efficiency and Productivity

I have been thinking and writing about the concepts of efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity in different occupations. A question crossed my mind: how do cartoonists look at these concepts? Thus, this month’s feature displays cartoons on these topics. Enjoy!   … Continue reading

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Cartoons on Efficiency and Productivity

For the past 35 years of school reform, business practices and, yes, even metaphors–“the bottom line,” “return on investment,” and titles such as “CEO” and “Director” have been present in classrooms, schools, and districts. This month, I feature cartoons on … Continue reading

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Cartoons on Educator, Student, and Corporate Decision-making

Unlike the Garfield cartoon, everyone makes decisions. Especially educators and CEOs.   This month my gallery of cartoons look at different folks making decisions in and out of education, with or without data, and similar contradictions. Enjoy!       … Continue reading

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