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    Christopher H. Tienken, Ed.D

    Christopher Tienken, Ed.D. is an assistant professor of Education Administration at Seton Hall University in the College of Education and Human Services, Department of Education Management, Policy, and Leadership. He has public school administration experience as a PK-12 assistant superintendent, middle school principal, director of curriculum and instruction, and elementary school assistant principal. He began his career in education as an elementary school teacher. Tienken is currently the editor of the American Association of School Administrators Journal of Scholarship and Practice and the Kappa Delta Pi Record.

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  • TRICK or TREAT TESTING NJDOE STYLE

    Friday, October 31st, 2014
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    Its Halloween, so that means its time for a spooky, scary message from the NJDOE about the evils of opting out of PARCC testing and how school superintendents need to put on their scary faces when parents bring up the …

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  • BOARDS OF EDUCATION: THE LAST LINE OF DE

    Monday, October 27th, 2014
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    Below are comments adapted from a presentation given on Oct. 26, 2014 at the Montclair Cares About Schools panel discussion on the responsibilities of school boards. As I look out over the current school reform landscape I see it is …

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  • Problem and Project Based Resources to U

    Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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    Below are links to 22 problem-based and project-based resources for all grade levels that can be used to customize curriculum, un-standardize thinking, and jumpstart creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. 1. PBLU: http://pblu.org/ Go to “more projects” in lower right of the …

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  • You Can’t Standardize Creativity

    Friday, August 8th, 2014
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    Based on the article:  Tienken, C.H. (2013). International comparisons of creativity and innovation. Kappa Delta Pi Record, 49, 153-155.   The release of the 2012 results from the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) on December 3, 2012, by the …

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  • Political Incompetence, Not Public Ed.

    Monday, May 19th, 2014

      The unending cacophony of stories of public education failure and a need to reform it for the future has been ongoing since before the passage of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB, 2002). Education bureaucrats, pundits, …

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