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Former mechanical engineer who teaches high school math and physics.

Diaries published: 7 (134 days since last diary on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 09:34 AM PST)

Comments posted: 59 (130 days since last comment on Sat Jan 24, 2015 at 03:31 PM PST)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 161

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Common Core State Standards – Are Dangerous, 133 comments, 72 recommends

People Following tultican: 2

tultican's Most Recent Diaries:

It is hard to express how profoundly inimical I find the set of proposed federal regulations for teacher education schools. These rules are not based on good science and are not motivated by ...
by tultican
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jan 20, 2015 at 09:34 AM PST with 4 Recommends
In February, while attending a science teacher’s professional development at Mar Vista High School, I first heard the rumor that Mar Vista Middle School (MVM) was going to be closed, all of its ...
by tultican
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 11:31 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
The largest change in the history of American education is rolling out across America in a most unusual and imprudent way. The Common Corporate State Standards (CCSS) written by corporations to ...
by tultican
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Dec 31, 2012 at 12:04 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Two years ago, I had the opportunity to share my thoughts about education policy with Congresswomen, Susan Davis (Democrat CA-53). Like many high government office holders, Davis got her start in ...
by tultican
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Oct 06, 2012 at 03:54 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Another untested therefore dangerous theory is being foisted on public schools. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are still being written but we already have schedules for implementation. ...
by tultican
Comment Count 133 comments on Wed Jul 18, 2012 at 05:15 PM PDT with 72 Recommends
In August 2008, many teachers in America and this one in particular were thrilled about Barack Obama’s nomination. Linda Darling-Hammond was a leading spokesperson articulating the Obama ...
by tultican
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue May 01, 2012 at 05:05 PM PDT with 5 Recommends

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