News Tag: Curricula
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Friday, December 09, 2011
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.
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.”
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
An article in the June 14, 2011, Record Update covers a program for a group of 20 Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa indians who spent a week at Camp KinoMaage, hosted by the university's Biological Station. The program included language and science, based on a curriculum developed by Stephen Best.
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.
Friday, March 18, 2011
On call-in radio show, Deborah Ball says better teacher preparation the most effective route to better U.S. education
She talked about teacher status, class size, and education funding, and emphasized that effective teacher preparation would be the most powerful lever in improving K-12 education in the U.S. on the Pat Morrison Show on Southern California Public Radio (89.3 KPCC).
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Deborah Ball comments on the challenges the myriad curricula in the U.S. pose to teacher preparation
An A.P. article examined differences between teachers and teaching in the U.S. and those in international countries that produce higher scores on student assessments in reading, science, and mathematics. Some of the major distinctions include selectivity of the teaching profession and status, pay, and support of teachers.
Tuesday, March 08, 2011
Ball, Cohen, and Neuman were among a group of educators and business and labor leaders who announced their support of a Call for Common Content, the creation and national adoption of "rich, common curriculum content" in core academic subjects.
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