Who Will Fly Your Plane? Understanding Competency-Based Assessment Systems. March 13, 2013. By Brian Stack · images Last week I had the opportunity to deliver the keynote to a large group of school administrators from Oregon at their ...
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
MARCHAND: Testing the state assessment mythology Lufkin Daily News Texas has a long history of state assessment and began its program of standardized testing in 1980 with the Texas Assessment of Basic Skills (TABS), assessing students in reading,...
State superintendent defends Common Core in final hour WSFA Increased federal oversight has been the main concern when it comes to the Alabama College and Career Ready Standards--also known as Common Core.
A close reading of text is a rereading of a small slice of a story (or something that is short to begin with, like a poem or an essay)—perhaps rereading it many times.Then, through careful inspection of words, sentences, paragraphs, and the way they work as parts and together as a whole, the teacher leads the students to discern the author’s meaning. Students are guided to provide “textual evidence” that the author’s meaning is what it is. They can’t guess, based only their prior knowledge and a cursory look at the words on the page, what the author intends. This means, practically, that a Cliff Note’s acquaintanceship with the text won’t cut it.
Veteran education reporter Lesli Maxwell has worked both inside and outside of major school systems. Join her now as she delves into the educational, policy, and social issues surrounding English-language learners in U.S.
Educators around the country are exploring innovative ways to teach the new common-core literacy standards, and some are calling attention to an approach they say is working well: cross-subject thematic units.
Common-Core Tests to Take Up to 10 Hours Education Week News The new information comes from the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC, one of the two big groups of states that are building tests in mathematics...
Education Week News Charlotte Danielson on Teaching and the Common Core Education Week News A popular speaker and trainer, she is best known as the creator of the "Framework for Teaching," a 115-page set of components for effective pedagogy that is...
WNCF Common Core: Will it hurt struggling readers? Washington Post (blog) The debate over the Common Core State Standards continues. Here an author writes about potential problems with Common Core implementation regarding reading instruction.
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