News Tag: Common Core

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar awarded grant for Multiple Literacies in Project-based Learning

Tags: common core, early literacy, palincsar

Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar has been awarded a $1.8 million grant, funded by The Michigan State University/Lucas Educational Research Fund, for her project, “Multiple Literacies in Project-Based Learning.”

Thursday, August 23, 2012

David Cohen interviewed for September/October Harvard Education Letter

Tags: cohen, common core, digital signage, teacher education

He says "the biggest challenge for teachers is that they are not well prepared to begin teaching effectively from day one—and that most are destined to work in schools that aren’t geared to helping them continue to learn their craft."

Monday, August 20, 2012

Deborah Ball and the Grand Rapids Elementary Mathematics Laboratory are featured on

Tags: ball, common core, digital signage, educational studies, elementary education, k-12, mathematics education, professional development, teacher education, teachingworks

The annual endeavor simultaneously helps fifth-grade students with their mathematics skills and knowledge while providing professional development to teachers.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Jeffrey Mirel and Simona Goldin write about teacher collaboration in the Atlantic

Tags: common core, digital signage, goldin, k-12, mirel

They write about the benefits of--and threats to--collaboration between teachers in U.S. schools.

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Elizabeth Moje discusses high school literacy and the importance of making connections between reading materials

Tags: common core, digital signage, educational studies, literacy, moje, secondary education

She says there isn't a lot of reading in high schools and that students have difficulty making sense fo and relating the materials they do read. Properly supported teachers can help.

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Diane Massell and Carol Barnes's analysis of social and behavioral sciences in state K-12 content standards reported in Education Week

Tags: barnes, common core, curricula, digital signage, k-12, massell

They find great variation between state standards and suggest strategies to strengthen the disciplines' places in K-12 curricula.

Friday, July 01, 2011

Anne Gere in Education Week on adopting the common standards for English/language arts

Tags: common core, curricula, digital signage, english and education, gere

She spoke to a gathering of education leaders about the differences between the standards in the common core and how they differ from existing state standards. "Remember, the common-core standards are not about coverage, but spiraling, learning something and taking it to the next level.”

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Susan Neuman in the NY Times on a Gates Foundation/Pearson partnership to develop online courses

Tags: common core, curricula, digital signage, k-12, literacy, mathematics education, neuman, technology

Neuman says the courses will provide "something that's been missing in all the policy statements on the common core: a sequential curriculum." But she has concerns about Pearson's dominance in the textbook publishing field.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

In Ed Week, Mary Schleppegrell discusses teaching complex literacy to secondary students

Tags: common core, digital signage, literacy, schleppegrell, teaching and learning

An article examines teaching issues with regard to the Common Core Standards. Schleppegrell says that helping students work through complicated ideas and technical language in a variety of disciplines has "the potential to make a huge difference," but she cautions about over simplifying.

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