A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined

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that include rigorous, robust, and well-rounded curriculum aligned with college- and career-ready standards (as defined in this document) that cover a wide range of academic and technical knowledge and skills to ensure that students leave high school ready for college and careers. College- and career-ready standards. The enrollment in college of students who graduate from high school consistent with 34 CFR 200.19(b)(1) High-needs students .

Six Steps to Project Based Learning

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In 2015, the bipartisan Every Student Succeeds Act signaled the end of one-size-fits-all instruction. The new legislation urged districts to embrace project based instruction aligned to academic standards and 21st century skills. And while experts agree that a hands-on approach to core standards leads to significant student growth, even the most innovative districts can struggle to design research projects that are differentiated to meet the needs of every learner.

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Insanity In Education: 52 Mistakes We Make Over And Over Again

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From realizing our collective potential as a construct, field, and industry? Place students on the periphery when we design, plan, and respond to their learning. (It’s Plan backwards from standards. Actually believe that every single student can master every single academic standard–without making them think they hate learning. Bus students. Believe that student engagement and curiosity are merely goals instead of absolutely mandatory.

Where in the World Is Planet3? An Educational Gaming CEO Seeks His Second Act

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He envisioned a game-based educational platform used by teachers and students to learn about science and the environment. We want every student to be engaged as passionate stewards of Earth,” Kelly said. “We’re He based the content on the Next Generation Science Standards , a multi-state effort at K-12 science education content completed in 2013. have adopted the standards while 21 states have standards based on the framework.

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Understanding ESSA: How the Every Student Succeeds Act will Change U.S. Educational Policy

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On December 10, 2015, President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act, a bipartisan bill designed to address the shortcomings of No Child Left Behind. “ Higher standards are right. have expressed frustration with No Child Left Behind, an educational policy that has been derided by educators as placing too much emphasis on standardized testing and failing to address racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps.