At a literacy conference where the majority of sessions were focused on practical application in the classroom, the term "common core" was sometimes circumvented, or explicitly avoided.
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July 21, 2015
July 17, 2015
Starting today, about 6,000 educators, researchers, librarians, and experts are gathering here for three days of literacy professional development.
July 14, 2015
On Twitter, educators discussed their summer professional-development plans, and what they'd like to do differently in their classrooms this fall.
June 05, 2015
New research out of the University of Kentucky puts less emphasis on financial education and more on pairing it with real-life experience.
March 24, 2015
A grant from the GE Foundation provides training to New York City teachers and school leaders to ramp up STEM expertise to enhance career programs.
January 28, 2015
In commemoration, 25 teachers from across the U.S. and 10 other countries spent four days traveling through Poland, visiting museums and historical sites in Warsaw, Krakow, and Oswiecim.
January 22, 2015
Low-performing schools that implemented an arts integration program over two years showed improved attendance, fewer suspensions, and substantial gains in academic achievement, according to a new report.
September 09, 2014
The American Association of Chemistry Teachers, which is billing itself as the "first national chemistry association for K-12 teachers," is officially up and running as of this month.
August 22, 2014
A researcher and education professor at Michigan State University laid out his take on four major problems with how the common-core math standards are being implemented.
August 14, 2014
A survey by the Education Week Research Center finds teachers less than enthusiastic about the quality of their common-core professional development, and about the alignment of their instructional materials to the new standards.