Is the new education reform hiding in plain sight?

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Is it important for all children to be taught common skills and content? What does personalized learning mean to the perennial tug-of-war over content — in higher education’s “great books” debate over whether students should absorb the Western canon or study what they want, and, at the K-12 level, over the Common Core? K-12 News achievement gap Graduation and dropouts online learning Personalized Learning teachersDan D.

STUDENT VOICES: Kids bring into school what they’re dealing with at home. Teachers don’t get that

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A photojournalist, she’s at work on an oral history book project, interviewing scores of public school students, from kindergarten through 12th grade, across the country. The interaction between administration and students and the amount of student voice put into the decisions made, specifically about Common Core and standardizing a certain curriculum. K-12 News Graduation and dropouts online learning Race Rural schools Solutions teachersStudent Voices.

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Tipping point: Can Summit put personalized learning over the top?

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Indeed, despite the buzz around personalized learning, there’s no simple recipe for success, and the common ingredients — such as adaptive-learning technology and student control over learning — can backfire if poorly implemented. The only prerequisites for would-be Basecamp schools are a commitment to Summit’s grading policy, a one-to-one ratio of computers to students and a team of at least four teachers covering the core academic subjects for about 100 students.

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Statistically, almost half of school dropouts do so because they don’t see the relevance. These include Common Core, TEKS, Next General Science Standards, or California/National CTE Standards (optional but gives the experts better insight into your curriculum objectives).

The Professional Development Problem

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If we can’t effectively support our educators then expecting them to reverse the concerning trends of high school dropouts (more than ¼ fail to graduate H.S.), The training in this area is mostly academically focused, such as common core standards and STEM. Dr. Jared Scherz is a clinical psychologist, the author of five books on schools and the founder of TeacherCoach.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, April 29th at 4pm Common Sense Media Webinar: Helping Students Make Good Digital Decisions with Digital Compass , Join Common Sense Education for a webinar to celebrate the launch of their newest free education resource, Digital Compass. We will also discuss favorite online resources, books, and activities for learning, with a focus on materials that empower learners to work things out on their own.

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Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” ” Via The Washington Post : “ School offers ‘incentives’ to get kids to take Common Core standardized test.” Tressie McMillan Cottom’s new book on for-profit higher ed reviewed by The New York Times. Robots hate the Common Core. Education Politics.

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“Trump Taps Common-Core Foe Mick Zais for No. Via ProPublica : “ For-Profit Schools Get State Dollars For Dropouts Who Rarely Drop In.” “ Do Medical Schools Still Need Books? (National) Education Politics. Ivanka Trump with an op-ed in The New York Post : “Why we need to start teaching tech in Kindergarten.” ” (Spoiler alert: because five-year-olds need coding skills so they can get jobs. Lazy, lazy, little children.).