Carol Burris, a nationally recognized principal, announced recently that she will be resigning from her position after this school year, citing test-heavy teacher-evaluation processes as a key reason for her departure.
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May 13, 2015
May 12, 2015
Mathematics education in the United States puts far too much emphasis on memorization, says Stanford professor Jo Boaler.
May 12, 2015
The Common Core State Standard require students to conduct original research. Here are resources and project ideas to help!
May 11, 2015
The Granite State governor's action is the first time a bill requiring a state to ditch the Common Core State Standards has been vetoed by a governor.
May 08, 2015
"To move from vague proclamations of support to full implementation requires highly specific decisions to be made about who to target, how much money to invest, and which stakeholders to engage," the researchers wrote in their Brookings Institution paper.
May 07, 2015
David Ginsburg, of Education Week Teacher's Coach G's Teaching Tips blog, has a good explanation about what it means to "make sense of problems"one of the eight Standards for Mathematical Practice.
May 06, 2015
Systems of assessments that include tasks that ask students to apply their knowledge to solve problems can deepen learning.
May 01, 2015
While born of an age-old concept, the "maker movement" officially turns 10 this year.
April 28, 2015
The Common Core State Standards require students to "read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding" by the end of kindergarten. How different is that from previous standards?
April 24, 2015
Few Californians believe their schools administer too many standardized tests, according to a new poll, which also found that knowledge about the common-core standards is weak.