Advice from 1990 offers guidance about how local school districts can lead the implementation of the Common Core with the welfare of the students held as the beacon for the change.
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September 25, 2014
September 21, 2014
Teachers yearn for their students to sit up and engage in learning. Questions that require more than a yes or no answer empowers and engages.
September 19, 2014
In 2011, with over a million resources online, Alex Grodd and Erin Osborn, BetterLesson Co-Founders, noticed that a relatively small percentage of teachers accounted for a large percentage of all lessons downloaded on the curriculum sharing website. For the 300,000 teacher users, it was apparent that they were looking for quality more than quantity--most teachers prefer a couple of vetted links to 500 responses to a search.
September 18, 2014
Nearly a year after John Deasy reportedly threatened to resign as Los Angeles' superintendent, new rounds of conflict make clear that relationships among those in charge of running the nation's second largest school district are frayed.
September 18, 2014
The Common Core may have been the provocation this time, but curriculum review, routine for some, should be for all; if not before, at least now.
September 16, 2014
Now might be exactly the right time to open and keep open the discussion about considering domestic abuse, physical punishment of children and where we are as a nation and as a community.
September 15, 2014
The new Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards, which heavily emphasize instructional leadership, community and family engagement, and cultural awareness were revised using empirical research on school leadership and the experience of practitioners, including principals and superintendents.
September 14, 2014
How much focus does a district place on the development of and value for integrity, perseverance, courage, reflection, kindness and empathy?
September 11, 2014
It is in the interest of some potential students and their families that we begin to advocate in earnest for an enriched pre-school experience.
September 09, 2014
The environment we need in order to encourage teachers and students to engage a 21st century learning environment will require new thinking and true leaders.