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.

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

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to guide the studies of. Definition #2 – Guiding the Studies. They deliver specific chunks of knowledge that are outlined by academic standards and required by school policy in the curriculum, not random tangents of knowledge. By LeiLani Cauthen. Are you a teacher?

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Making Is Great Because It’s Chaotic. But Not Everyone Is Looking for Chaos.

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Elementary school educators were more likely than secondary school educators to allow students relatively unstructured time to experiment with physical materials, often in the form of manipulatives. “Messy.”

Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality

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Alignment of Data Standards for Describing Learning Objectives When applying the Google Maps metaphor to learner navigation, the points of interest on the map are competencies—the things that a person can learn, such as skills, knowledge, dispositions, and habits of practice. The existing standards for this kind of data were like a Babylon of different languages, understood only in their own domain (such as medical training, human resources, K-12 or postsecondary).

30 Universal Strategies For Learning

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If they have trouble, offer them three choices that align with your curriculum or given academic standards. A Social Studies teacher might offer push-pull factors, industrialism, and factors in social change. Identify the primary and secondary causes of a problem.

A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined

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completion of a minimum course of study, content mastery, proficiency on college- and career-ready assessments, etc.) College- and career-ready standards. A Common Language: 30 Public Education Terms Defined . by TeachThought Staff. Communication depends on a common language.

South Carolina adopts science video service

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Twig and Tigtag are the perfect tools for helping our teachers make real world connections between what students study in class, and the careers and post-secondary options that await them upon graduation from Sumter schools.

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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.

Can Individual Tests Really Measure Collaboration?

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A Question on Testing When building the new tests, PLTW gathered panels of industry experts, educators and psychometricians, or scientists who study how to make tests fair. To infuse both real-world scenarios and academic standards into the new exams, as well as topics like leadership that college admissions reps would care about. PLTW students therefore might be expected to score better on soft skill tests and thus look more attractive to their post-secondary prospects. “We

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

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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.

Is teacher preparation failing students with disabilities?

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A study in 2007 found that general education teachers in a teacher preparation program reported taking an average of 1.5 A 2009 study concluded that no one explicitly shows teachers how to teach to “different needs.”

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.

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.

In one state, students are ditching classrooms for jobs

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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

Virginia district launches summer kindergarten readiness initiative

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It has helped millions of students worldwide to improve their reading and writing skills, master increasingly rigorous academic standards, and prepare for high-stakes assessments. “We