A Florida researcher says elementary teachers need to reconsider the way they're teaching basic division.
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April 14, 2014
April 10, 2014
Meier: The standards are a curriculum and imply a pedagogy, too.
April 08, 2014
Pondiscio: It is easy to be overwhelmed and defeated as a teacher by all we cannot do and all that conspires to thwart our best efforts. I choose to focus on the possible.
April 07, 2014
Susan H. Fuhrman of Teachers College, Columbia University, recommends moving to a matrix sampling design for school accountability can provide good information on school progress without narrowing the curriculum.
April 03, 2014
Meier: We apparently have settled for closing the test-score gaps between the poor and rich on at least math and reading tests.
March 28, 2014
I have just applied for a research grant, which provides funding for innovative businesses over the course of two years. If we can win this grant, it will mean we can hire, scale, service more students and schools, and identify important metrics that will prove and improve the efficacy of our product.
March 27, 2014
Meier: Neighborhood schools have some important advantages in terms of political democracy, precisely by encouraging people to talk across class and race. Alas, not many contain such mixtures!
March 25, 2014
Pondiscio: Belief in creationism troubles me less than a belief in learning styles, for which there is roughly equal scientific support.
March 20, 2014
Meier: I've discovered, painfully, that my championship of choice for many years has turned into a monster.
March 18, 2014
Pondiscio: Having standards to which all publicly funded schools are held accountable doesn't strike me as an undue burden.