Experts outline challenges to helping teachers embody formative-assessment practices.
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December 13, 2011
December 07, 2011
In 15 of the 37 states examined, the bar for proficiency in 8th grade science fell below the NAEP threshold for "basic."
December 02, 2011
A resolution opposing the common standards advances at an organization of state lawmakers and private-sector business and think-tank organizations.
December 01, 2011
Three prominent math educators have just released a set of recommendations for providing strong professional development pegged to the common standards.
November 30, 2011
Educators are keenly interested in what the new common assessments will look like, and need far more information about them than is currently available.
November 29, 2011
Some states and districts are uncertain of how to translate common standards into classroom teaching without knowing what the assessments designed for those standards will look like.
November 21, 2011
The National Council of Teachers of English declines to approve a resolution opposing the common standards.
November 17, 2011
A workshop later this week will explore the state of teaching the social, behavioral, and economic sciences in K-12 education.
November 15, 2011
National guidelines for the study of foreign languages are being revised to make explicit the links to the common-core standards, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages announced this week. The news came just days before the council hosts its annual conference, with the theme "Em...
November 11, 2011
The Alabama Board of Education votes against rescinding the common standards, despite a push from the state's governor.