News Tag: Common Core
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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.”
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
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
The annual endeavor simultaneously helps fifth-grade students with their mathematics skills and knowledge while providing professional development to teachers.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Edward Silver a member of a Nat'l Research Council committee whose report stresses the importance of skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, and communication, in addition to traditional subject areas
The report call for efforts to incorporate deeper learning into curricula.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
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
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
They find great variation between state standards and suggest strategies to strengthen the disciplines' places in K-12 curricula.
Monday, October 03, 2011
Donald Peurach's new book, "Seeing Complexity in Public Education," published by Oxford University Press
Friday, July 01, 2011
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
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
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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