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Nov 12, 2013 by

“For most teachers, learning means to understand by making meaningful connections between what is to be learned and what...

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On Marc Tucker’s Credibility

Nov 5, 2013 by

by Sandra Stotsky – In October, members of the New Hampshire legislature heard Marc Tucker, president of the National Center on...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Nov 4, 2013 by

“The power of technology should be harnessed to support innovation and discovery. We envision the move to more digitally-based...

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Concerns about Common Core Sta...

Nov 3, 2013 by

The Fordham Foundation points out that Next Generation Science Standards omit most of the material found in high school chemistry and...

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Southeast TESOL Association Ba...

Nov 2, 2013 by

by Shane Vander Hart – Dr. Stephen Krashen is professor emeritus at the University of Southern California, a linguist, and an...

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California teacher touts anti-...

Nov 2, 2013 by

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – A long-time public school teacher is so disturbed by the Common Core learning standard experiment that’s being...

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Top education scholar says Com...

Nov 2, 2013 by

STANFORD, Calif. – A leading education scholar is warning Americans the new Common Core learning standards not only won’t lead to...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Oct 29, 2013 by

Singapore is recognized globally as a high-performing education system. As Dr. Pak Tee Ng reported to us almost a year ago, Singapore...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Oct 25, 2013 by

In the future, will students still attend “schools” or will they be called “blended learning schools” that...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Oct 22, 2013 by

A new report, Data-Driven Improvement and Accountability, authored by Boston College professors Andy Hargreaves and Henry Braun,...

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The Global Search For Educatio...

Oct 14, 2013 by

The recent bi-annual IB World Conference in Buenos Aires brought together heads of International Baccalaureate schools to discuss how...

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Oct 10, 2013 by

“The distribution of netbooks has at least two major aims. A social aim that is to reduce the digital divide and ensure access...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Jul 12, 2013 by

What students want – and what world leaders can and must do better! Mark this day with a white stone – July 12, 2013.  The venue: The...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Feb 21, 2013 by

“Edmodo has been a platform that can be adapted to any type of classroom in the US and in every part of the world. We already...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Feb 11, 2013 by

Today I begin a series of articles to focus on problems that affect our domestic achievement gap, with the objective of identifying...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Feb 4, 2013 by

“Multiple choice tests have been the dominant type of test in this country since World War I, but that is about to...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Jan 28, 2013 by

The Fourth Way is a powerful new vision to bring about effective educational reform. Even after one has identified that the old ways...

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Focus education reform on what...

Jan 23, 2013 by

Tom Watkins – The Legislature is back in session. Education reform remains on the agenda. Here is a suggestion: We need to stop...

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Based on a True Story

Jan 23, 2013 by

Jay Greene – Any movie that begins with the message, “based on a true story,” is in danger of engaging in bad story telling and...

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Jan 22, 2013 by

The goal of the Netherlands Wikiwijs program, when it was launched by the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science five years...

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