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Submitted by Steven Wyman-Bl... on Thu, 01/12/2017 - 10:50am
In the latest round of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) exam, given to more than 500,000 15-year-olds in 72 nations, students in the U.S. once again scored in the middle of the pack—and below average in math—raising concerns and sending educators looking for answers.
Submitted by Steven Wyman-Bl... on Thu, 01/12/2017 - 10:14am
As a leader in a school system today, it can be difficult to make the choice to move forward with a districtwide change, knowing that the team around you may not fully endorse your decision.
Submitted by Steven Wyman-Bl... on Thu, 01/12/2017 - 9:52am
If you want to know what motivates students—and teachers and administrators, for that matter—Russell Quaglia says you have to go to the source.
Submitted by Steven Wyman-Bl... on Wed, 01/11/2017 - 3:38pm
In the wake of a divisive presidential election, hundreds of students from about a dozen high schools in Oakland, California, cut class last November to voice their discontent with President-elect Donald Trump.
Submitted by Steven Wyman-Bl... on Wed, 01/11/2017 - 2:54pm
The issue of fake news drew national attention during the 2016 presidential campaign, when fabricated stories were widely accepted as genuine. According to recent research, the problem extends to K12 classrooms, where students have trouble judging the credibility of online information.
Submitted by Steven Wyman-Bl... on Wed, 01/11/2017 - 11:22am
On the first Friday of every school year, the new kindergartners of Utah’s Canyons School District look ahead to the future—far ahead.
Submitted by Steven Wyman-Bl... on Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:47am
Andrew Smith, chief strategy officer in North Carolina’s Rowan-Salisbury School System, is leading a digital-first initiative that three years ago aimed to give an iPad or a MacBook Air to all students—and their teachers—from grades 3 through 12. Rowan-Salisbury became 1-to-1 by the 2014-15 school year.
Submitted by Steven Wyman-Bl... on Tue, 01/10/2017 - 2:19pm
Albemarle County, Virginia—A snake bit Pam Moran in front of her class on her first day of teaching 40 years ago. Moran, now a superintendent in Virginia, had no one to blame but herself on that fateful day in 1975.
Submitted by Matthew Zalaznick on Sat, 12/17/2016 - 10:35am
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Submitted by Steven Wyman-Bl... on Mon, 12/12/2016 - 12:12pm
Since Principal DeMarcos Holland, of New Manchester High School in in Georgia, began playing music—including compositions created by students and teachers—the average number of tardies have dropped from between 50 and 60 per day to less than 10.