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David B. Cohen
Works at Palo Alto High School
Attended Stanford University School of Education
Lives in Palo Alto, CA
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California just made school accountability more complicated. And that's good.
California just made school accountability more complicated. And that’s good.
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For unions, Labor Day has to be more than a one-day nod to our past.
For unions, Labor Day has to be more than a one-day nod to our past.
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Preparations for the new school year should include planning for arts integration, whatever subject or grade level you teach.
Preparations for the new school year should include planning for arts integration, whatever subject or grade level you teach.
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It's time for some critical examination of common homework, assessment, and grading practices that don't make sense.
It’s time for some critical examination of common homework, assessment, and grading practices that don’t make sense.
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Times change, and teachers must adapt. Are you ready for analysis and reflection that will challenge some basic paradigms?
Times change, and teachers must adapt. Are you ready for analysis and reflection that will challenge some basic paradigms?
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Even a familiar classic can offer something new each year of teaching.
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Preparations for the new school year should include planning for arts integration, whatever subject or grade level you teach.
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Over 20% of California charter schools engage in some kind of discriminatory practice, according the ACLU of Souther California and Public Advocates, Inc.
Over 20% of California charter schools engage in some kind of discriminatory practice, according the ACLU of Souther California and Public Advocates, Inc.
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With our peers and with our students, teachers mustn't back away from talking about race, talking about violence and tragedy.
With our peers and with our students, teachers mustn’t back away from talking about race, talking about violence and tragedy.
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My oldest child is now the same age as my students. I'm taking stock of how each role - teacher and parent - has helped me in the other.
My oldest child is now the same age as my students. I’m taking stock of how each role – teacher and parent – has helped me in the other.
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Teachers committed to their own learning, over the summer and beyond, should commit part of their learning to understanding and addressing issues of race and diversity.
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High school English teacher (on leave 2014-15); blogger, writer, consultant (social media and networking for education)
Introduction
Currently living and teaching in Palo Alto, CA, by way of Los Angeles, Berkeley, Chicago, and a few other stops along the way.
Education
  • Stanford University School of Education
    Education, 1994 - 1995
  • U.C. Berkeley
    English, 1987 - 1991
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HS English teacher (on leave 2014-15); blogger, consultant (social media and networking for education); working on a book about California teachers and schools.
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  • Palo Alto High School
    Teacher, Advisor, 2002 - present
  • Accomplished California Teachers
    Assoc. Director, 2009 - 2014
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Palo Alto, CA
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Los Angeles, CA - Berkeley, CA - Chicago, IL - Tel Aviv, Israel - Arad, Israel - Colorado Springs, CO - Wiesbaden, Germany