Computer literacy: The invisible skills gap?


While the teachers in my audience will probably know the difference, it does not help that the Common Core Standards are exceptionally vague about the type of digital skills students need to exhibit.

The Assessment Range: Using Data To Meaningfully Affect Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Among the challenges of assessment, this concept–as it applies to formal academic classrooms designed to promote mastery of Common Core or similar standards–is near the top. The Assessment Range: Using Data In The Classroom To Meaningfully Affect Learning. by Terry Heick.

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Just Wanderful! Living Books Are Back!

The Daring Librarian

Not any of our iBooks, MacBook Pros, eMacs (2003), or brand spanking new iMacs. Engaging stories, fun interactive animations, enriching activities, and classroom activities featuring the Common Core state standards are at your fingertip with this amazing app for the iPhone and iPad!"

A charter school faces the ugly history of school choice in the Deep South

The Hechinger Report

The 140 voices shrilled the morning chant, spelling out the school’s core rules: Work hard, be nice, stay safe, demonstrate urgency. ohnson, a Little Rock native, came to the Arkansas side of the Delta in 2003 with Teach For America.

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Kids struggle to read when schools leave phonics out

The Hechinger Report

” Related: Can Common Core reading tests ever be fair? But they didn’t give up their core belief that learning to read is a natural process, and they didn’t give up the reading programs they were selling, either.

A #BlackLivesMatter Leader At Teach For America

NPR Learning and Tech

I think I often find myself in common cause with people who, if we dug into the weeds, we might not agree on everything and that's OK. Terrenda White in her first year of TFA teaching, in 2003. He grew up in New Mexico and came to the city as a TFA corps member in 2003.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Education Week : “Even When States Revise Standards, the Core of the Common Core Remains.” This group of older borrowers collectively hold $247 billion in student debt, an amount that has roughly tripled since 2003.” (National) Education Politics. “15 Ways Taylor Swift ’s Lyrics Solve Education Policy ’s Most Pressing Issues” is, no doubt, the most godawful white lady thing I’ve seen this week in education news.

The Politics of Education Technology

Hack Education

The Common Core. ” “Net neutrality,” a term coined in 2003 by Columbia University law professor Tim Wu, is the principle that all Internet traffic – regardless of source or content or user – should be treated equally. Despite the common invocation of the Internet as a world-wide network, “net neutrality” is not recognized globally. This is part two of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.