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Promoting social and emotional competencies within students can encourage their academic engagement, work ethic and school success. Schools are where we can create safe, caring, learning environments, fostering SEL skill development. The most
The standards in English language arts and math with linked assessments that are expected to be ready by the 2014-15 school year have been accepted by 46 states and the District of Columbia, and are strongly supported by the Obama administration.
Since their formulation two years ago, these standards have been adopted by 45 states, were made a precondition for funding in the Race to the Top competition, and have begun to influence the development of new curricula and assessments. But early
A traditional civics education can go something like this: Open your text book, read a little bit about Canada's political structure, who is the prime minister and what the Governor-General actually does. It can involve a lot of reading and watching
Learning and Teaching (LTS) Scotland has published the leaflet after years of criticism of its Curriculum for Excellence (CfE)...The new online leaflet provides definitions and explanations for the four capacities, the seven principles of curriculum
Kleckner is an education specialist with the Oregon Department of Education, and her focus is on science. That means she helps science teachers perform better in the classroom, but she also works to develop standards while keeping an eye on new
The deadline for implementation is the 2014-15 school year. "We're trying to be proactive," said David Hall, assistant superintendent of instruction and curriculum at Owasso Public Schools. "We actually asked teachers to teach at a greater depth of
August 2, 2010 Which country has the world's biggest population of Muslims? If you were to visit the ruins of Persepolis, an ancient ceremonial capital of Persia, in what present-day country would you be travelling? With questions like these, 54
The gains in literacy achievement at the primary schools that implemented the new teaching strategy were three times higher than the state average rise for pupils in years 3 and 4. One school recorded gains five times higher than the state average.
30 a.m. and include workshops, lunch and the presentation of several awards. The FC chapter has spent time preparing the conference throughout the year, organizing both education and fun workshops, facilitating the interview for the Seymour Award