In 2019, What’s REALLY the Definition of a Teacher?

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One must communicate prices, display goods, hold meetings, put up menus and generally relay knowledge from one person to another or many others. It’s librarians that are supposed to curate and guide further studies and deeper dives or sideways jumps to secondary topics. Union meetings.

New Texas Textbooks Appear to Minimize Slavery as Civil War Issue

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The writing of this description is in a deliberate order which puts slavery in a secondary role in causing the conflict , say some members of the state board of education. Stern, a historian who reviewed state standards for the conservative-leaning Thomas B.

A Project-Based Learning Spectrum: 25 Questions To Guide Your PBL Planning

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I”ll stick to a “primary” set for the first dozen, and then add a secondary set you can take a gander at below. I focused more on creating compelling and student-centered projects, rather than creating a list of questions to use as a checklist for pure academic planning.

Six Steps to Project Based Learning

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The new legislation urged districts to embrace project based instruction aligned to academic standards and 21st century skills. When conducting research around an essential question, students should utilize a variety of primary and secondary sources.

Not enough students have mentors, and we must change that

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Schools and businesses can meet halfway to close the mentorship gap. It entails the teaching of academic, technical and social skills in actual work settings or simulated backdrops.

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.

How to help principals do a better job? Train their bosses

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Dressed in suits and armed with pens, notebooks, and laptops, the superintendents had one specific goal as they fanned out across the classroom, interacting with students: to look for evidence that a geometry lesson was aligned to the new state math standards.

In one state, students are ditching classrooms for jobs

The Hechinger Report

Woods, who has never liked school, says that being able to earn academic credit by working with cars is ideal. “I’m However programs like Harwood’s that offer academic credit in core subject areas are rare, Parton said. K-12 News Solutions standards

Magic of the Everyday: Southern CA Educators Share 10 Best Teaching, Technology Practices

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First Comes Plans, Then Comes (Effective) PD Stephanie Avera, secondary TOSA, and John Morgan, Director of EdTech, of Capistrano Unified School District decided it was time to rethink technology PD. Balance Novelty with Academics Riverside Unified School District has tried a lot when it comes to technology, from personalized delivery systems to coding initiatives and, more recently, virtual reality. When driving into Riverside, Calif.

High schools fail to provide legally required education to students with disabilities

The Hechinger Report

Their disabilities shouldn’t keep them from achieving the same standards as their peers — and experts estimate that up to 90 percent of students with disabilities are capable of graduating high school fully prepared to tackle college or a career if they receive proper support along the way.

Charters felt pressured to promise miraculous progress — but none met the targets

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About one-third of applications were either unavailable for review or failed to include clear numerical academic goals. She expected much more than ‘You’re going to meet state standards,’” he said. Second grade teacher Lynnon Carney helps a student with math at Arise Academy.