In a few seconds, we had ceased to bemen. Had the situation not been so tragic,we might have laughed. We looked prettystrange! Meir Katz, a colossus, wore achild’s pants, and Stern, a skinny littlefellow, was floundering in a huge jacket.We immediately started to switch.
I glanced over at my father. Howchanged he looked! His eyes wereveiled. I wanted to tell him something,but I didn’t know what.
The night had passed completely. Themorning star shone in the sky. I too hadbecome a different person. The studentof Talmud, the child I was, had beenconsumed by the flames. All that was leftwas a shape that resembled me. My soulhad been invaded – and devoured – by ablack flame. Elie Wiesel Night
What is the difference between inhuman and inhumane?
Does the definition change depending on time and place?
kindergartenwith guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification
5th gradewith some guidance and support from adults, use technology including the Internet to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with othersrecall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information, and provide a list of sources.
high schooluse technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing productsuse technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, linking to other information and displaying information flexibly and dynamically.
Based on educational research, can you make a difference in student learning?
Coleman Report 1966Concluded that the quality ofschooling a student receivesaccounts for only 10% of the“variance in studentachievement.”
Jencks Report 1972 “. . . differences in test scores are due to factors that schools do not control.”
Brophy / Good 1986“The myth that teachers don’t make a difference in . . . learning has been refuted.”
Mehta / Foorman 2005“Students who spent a year in classrooms taught by teachers who use research-based strategies are more likely to out-perform those students who did not.”