Scientific evidence on how to teach writing is slim

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But how are elementary, middle and high school teachers supposed to teach it better? However, a large scientific study of Writer’s Workshop is underway and results are expected in 2021. (A A writing assignment from a middle school classroom. Jackie Mader/The Hechinger Report.

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How to help struggling young readers

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The program is currently working in 32 schools in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, with plans to expand to 62 schools by 2021. K-12 News Data and research Solutions standards teachers

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Coronavirus is making it easier to become a teacher in a state with severe shortage of educators

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Now, the district’s predicament has disappeared, at least temporarily: Because of the coronavirus, the state removed the testing requirements for teacher candidates until December 31, 2021. There are very few elementary areas that don’t have to teach math,” Walsh said. “I

3 steps to implementing an ecosystem of phonics-based learning

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When Florida State Assessment scores revealed that our third-graders were under-performing in reading, my colleagues and I analyzed the data to determine the root cause of performance. The data showed a need for an explicit, phonics-based approach to literacy for our young students.

What does ‘career readiness’ look like in middle school?

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Now, some school districts are pushing this job exploration into middle and even elementary school, convinced that helping students connect what they are learning to careers will not only deepen their engagement but also help them make more informed decisions about their educational paths. “In

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 16 Edition)

Doug Levin

In addition, I’ve begun to do some cursory analyses of the data set underlying the map in an attempt to identify patterns that may be useful in responding via policy and practice. The pace of additions should be concerning to anyone who cares about personalized learning and/or student data privacy. collects and sells user data while helping you clean up your inbox. By 2021, most of the student body should be in the system."

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Buffalo shows turnaround of urban schools is possible, but it takes a lot more than just money

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But in May, sitting in the office of her school’s family support specialist, Joell Stubbe, Karolina talked excitedly about going to Buffalo State university, where she’s been accepted into the class of 2021.

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Senators Introduce Bill to Keep Government Research Data Publicly Available (Preserving Data in Government Act).” ” Gotta love a quote like this, from a story in Edsurge profiling McComb, Mississippi ’s Summit Elementary School: “We are learning how to mitigate between policy and trying to be as innovative as possible without breaking state laws.” ” There’s a data dashboard, so you know it simply has to be useful.

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Via Inside Higher Ed : “A pending Connecticut law will now mandate that the University of Connecticut and the state’s four other public universities publicly release data on which transfer student credits they accept and which they reject.” Via The New York Times : “ New York to Shorten Standardized Tests in Elementary and Middle Schools.” Start Holding Weekly Data Conferences ,” says Edsurge. (National) Education Politics.