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August 22, 2014

Researcher Diagnoses Four Problems With Common-Core Math Implementation

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

Despite Training, Half of Teachers Feel Inadequately Prepared for Common Core

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.

June 03, 2014

Publishing Leader Rallies Industry to Help Shape Common-Core Market

The president of the Association of American Publishers sees the uncertainty of common-core implementation as an opportunity for instructional-materials designers to improve their support of teacher and students.

June 03, 2014

ASCD Executive Director Gene Carter to Step Down

After 22 years as executive director and CEO of Alexandria, Va.-based ASCD, Gene R. Carter will retire June 30, the group announced today.

April 14, 2014

A Better Way to Teach Division?

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

March 10, 2014

Elementary Math Teachers Rethink Pedagogy Under Common Core

Most math teachers are now being asked to instruct students in a way they were neither taught during pre-service training nor learned themselves in the early grades.

March 04, 2014

Georgia Signs on to STEM Teaching Initiative

Georgia will become the first southern state to join an initiative aimed at preparing educators to teach STEM subjects.

October 22, 2013

NSF Grant to Help Connect Pittsburgh Teachers With Mathematicians

Pittsburgh Public Schools is getting $8 million from the National Science Foundation to improve math instruction at the secondary level.

September 23, 2013

New Program Helps Teachers Bring History of World War I to Life

A new collaboration between the American Battle Monuments Commission, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Virginia Tech is creating a teacher-scholar program to help build an innovative and engaging WWI history curriculum.

August 26, 2013

Minnesota Historical Society Offers New Resources for Educators

The Minnesota Historical Society has some new curricular offerings on tap to enhance student learning.

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