Bringing Gabriel García Márquez (1927-2014) to the Classroom

Columbian writer—and arguably one of the most influential novelists of the 20th century—Gabriel García Márquez died yesterday at age 87.


More Research Needed on Proper Use of Common-Core Tests, Report Says

States and districts plan to use new common-core tests for teacher evaluation, but such a use "requires new validity and reliability evidence," according to a new report.


STEM: The Challenges of Connecting Four Disciplines

A new report aims to make sense of the "confusing landscape" that is integrated science, technology, engineering, and math education, laying out the benefits—and the many challenges—of connecting the STEM disciplines.


Rubric for Teaching Common Science Standards Released

The organization that helped develop the Next Generation Science Standards released a rubric for evaluating whether instructional resources are aligned to the new standards.


How to Teach Amid Common-Core Uncertainty

As more states grow uncertain or conflicted about sticking with the Common Core State Standards, educators and others on the front lines find themselves in a bind.


A Better Way to Teach Division?

A Florida researcher says elementary teachers need to reconsider the way they're teaching basic division.


Captain Underpants, Bluest Eye, Top ALA List of Most Challenged Books

The American Library Association's annual 'State of the Libraries' list singles out books that are most often challenged as inappropriate reading for young people.


Students With Special Needs and Common-Core Math: No More 'Key Words'

A mother-daughter team described the importance of starting students with special needs with concepts rather than math facts and memorization, even if the process is painstakingly slow.


Math Group Releases Guidance on Common-Core Teaching Practices

A new document from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics aims to go a step further than the Common Core State Standards in math by describing specifically what educators need to do to help students reach the new requirements.


Math Teacher Talk: 'How Do You Like Common Core?'

An overheard conversation on the way to an annual conference for math teachers highlights some timely and very thorny issues around the Common Core State Standards.


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