Common Core

Q&A Collections: Teaching Social Studies

During the summer I will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past seven years. You can see all those …

Teaching

What Ever Happened To Common Core?

You remember Common Core. First it was going to save the educational universe (and help lift a couple of political careers). Then it was going to turn all our children into gay communists. Then, most everyone stopped using the words. These days, it’s considered more appropriate to talk about …

Education

“Q&A Collections: Implementing the Common Core”

Q&A Collections: Implementing the Common Core is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.<p>It includes links to all posts from the past …

Education Policy

Q&A Collections: Implementing the Common Core

During the summer I will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past seven years. You can see all those …

Teaching

Advanced math classes will continue in Newport-Mesa middle schools

The Newport-Mesa Unified School District will maintain current math course pathways for the 2018-19 school year after parents protested the possibility of eliminating advanced courses for middle school students.<p>The district made the announcement in a Monday email to parents. Trustees were expected …

Middle School

New principal for Aurora elementary school

Students at Hall Elementary School in Aurora will see a new principal when they return to school next month.<p>Zachary Fitzenreider, a West Aurora School District 129 enrichment and intervention curriculum coordinator for the past two years, was recently approved as the next principal at the school.<p>“I …

School Administration

Letter: Common Core helps students understand why math works

Common Core helps students<br>understand why math works<p>Common Core math puts a deep understanding of number sense (how numbers can be taken apart and put …

Mathematics

Dog days: Too few kids are hitting the books this summer

Low-achieving city kids surely applaud the shrinking ranks of students required to go to summer school. The rest of us should stand up and jeer.<p>This …

Bill de Blasio

10 Imaginative Scenes for Teaching Children to Visualize as They Read

Picturing what’s happening in a text while reading or listening — making “brain movies,” as some experts call it — is a cornerstone of reading …

Teaching

Letter: The trick to making Common Core math work

The trick to making Common Core math work<p>Re: “Common Core product of authoritarian process” (Letters to the Editor, June 24):<p>As a math instructor at …

Education

Free climate science lessons offered to local schools

SAN DIEGO — A set of bilingual water and climate science lessons available for use in local schools is the result of a partnership of San Diego …

San Diego

INFORMATION TEXT - SEQUENCE: LESSON PRESENTATION

A Lesson Presentation that presents Teaching Resources in Sequential Inforamtion Text. This presentation presents perfect teaching resources that …

Teaching

Berkeley Unified School District approves budget, accountability plan at last meeting of school year

The Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, board approved next year’s budget and made recommendations for the Local Control and Accountability …

Education

MI-Gov: Republicans running for Michigan governor have their final debate. Here’s what happened.

Republican Michigan gubernatorial candidates gathered Thursday night in Detroit for their second — and final — televised debate of the midterm election season. The debate lasted about an hour.<p>Who are the candidates?<p>Dr. Jim Hines, president of the Christian Medical and Dental Associations, Lt. Gov. …

Conservative View

Is your candidate serious about education? Four ways to find out

You care about education. So do I. So does every single person aspiring to Michigan's Legislature, governor's office, county commission and the U.S. …

News (U.S.)

Greenwich School System Coordinator Takes Hartford Job

Viviana Conner is resigning as Greenwich Public Schools' World Languages Program Coordinator.<p>GREENWICH, CT - <b>From Greenwich Public Schools:</b> Greenwich …

Education

HOMOPHONES, HOMOGRAPHS, HOMONYMS: LESSON, RESOURCES AND EXERCISES

This resource covers the integral, surface and deep features of Homophones, Homographs, and Homonyms. It contains full-on activities and assessments …

Teaching

Private vs. public: 6 ways private and public school differ

For parents of preschoolers right on up to those with high schoolers eyeing the all-important college admissions game, the decision to attend private …

Education

Letter: Teachers are seeing real results with Common Core math

Teachers see real results<br>with Common Core math<p>Re: “Why parents struggle with Common Core math: “The diagrams are absolutely insane.”” …

Education

Hard ‘Core’: Reaction Mixed About New School Math

<i>Editor’s note: The annual Mosaic Journalism Workshop for Bay Area high school students is a two-week intensive course in journalism. Based at San</i> …

Education

Former Jeb Bush staffers taking over the Education Department

Donald Trump may have won the 2016 presidential election, but it seems Jeb Bush is winning over his Education Department.<p>In a statement Wednesday, …

Education

Letter: Is Common Core math a change California needs?

Is Common Core math a<br>change California needs?<p>Re: “Why parents struggle with Common Core math: “The diagrams are absolutely insane.”” …

Education

Additional Reports

In addition to the annual Quality Counts and Technology Counts reports, the Education Week Research Center has released the following reports. <i>All</i> …

Education

Share Your Favorite MOOC

Jun 21, 2018<p>Our article this week about Blockbuster MOOCs made us wonder what online megacourses our readers recommend.<p>Tell us your vote below for …

Education Technology

How refugee children make American education stronger

Those who see refugees as a drain on public resources might view these declines as a positive. However, qualitative research published recently in my …

Education

Response: 'Every Teacher' has to Help ELLs Meet Common Core Standards

<i>(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.)</i><p>The new question-of-the-week is:<p><b>How can we help English Language Learners</b> …

Education

Letter: Scary hardware-store math worse than Common Core

Scary hardware-store math worse than Common Core<p>The June 17 edition of the Mercury News had an article on frustration with Common Core math (“A …

Education Policy

Letter: Remember New Math fiasco? Is Common Core math just another bad idea?

Is Common Core math another bad idea, like New Math fiasco?<p>Re: “A common frustration: Parents, forget what you know about math — Common Core is …

Mathematics

“‘Every Teacher’ has to Help ELLs Meet Common Core Standards”

‘Every Teacher’ has to Help ELLs Meet Common Core Standards is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.<p>In it, Tan Huynh, Stephaney …

Education Policy

Correction: Why parents struggle with Common Core math

An illustration accompanying a story on Sunday, June 17, about Common Core Mathematics, had an error. In the long division problem used as an example …

Education Policy