The best action that either of you can take for Black kids is to decide to stop suspending them now. Commit to the hard work of being creative in finding new restorative justice models. Support organizations that truly consist of the people that they are supposed to help.
President Obama has finally declared that the educational establishment's obsession with high-stakes testing has gone too far. It reminded me of a disagreement that broke out recently in a teacher professional development planning meeting.
More often than not in recent years, schools have had to go it alone in trying to meet the needs of our most underserved students. So it's encouraging to see a renewed emphasis on context, and on the kinds of solutions we've seen work in some of our neediest communities
Broad and his billionaire friends have decided that instead of investing in our public schools, they'll just create new ones with less accountability and fewer standards, and more control private control.
Let's notice the lonely children, parents, and young adults. Advocate for them. Prevent bullying. Let's surround kids with invitations to engage; education and mental health services to support; and integrated plans for serving their needs. Let's make it difficult to want the gun, let alone get the gun.
When I look back on the great teachers who shaped my life, what I remember isn't the way they prepared me to take a standardized test. What I remember is the way they taught me to believe in myself. To be curious about the world.
When it comes to gun regulations Republicans have a lot of concerns. While having your rights restricted is obviously an issue for most Americans, nearly every proposal aimed at reducing gun violence has corresponding Republican-backed legislation that should ease the concerns of the "they're coming to take my guns" crowd.
To understand how marketers in different domains are using social media, Social Media Examiner commissioned it's seventh annual 2015 Social Media Marketing Industry Report.
I believe most people wish to own their own path and want to find their way. This discovery can be taught and embraced at any age, so you can pursue what do I really want to do in life, what's my purpose and why am I doing this.
Not starting an alternative to our current higher-education system would be easier than starting one. So when things get muddled--as they always are in the early stages of planning and thinking and the miasma of sloppy uncertainty-- I need to always remember why, exactly, I'm doing this.
Across the board, the students wanted to be given the answer to the test. Their rationale? You have to do well on the test so you can get into a good college so that you can get a good job. And there you have the underlying assumption behind our entire educational system.
America's teachers unions probably will not put reform leaders like Newark's Chris Cerf, Philadelphia's William Hite, D.C's Kaya Henderson, or Denver'...
Instead of searching for the best add-on or parallel edtech product to address personalization, let's look for ways to make all classroom instruction more effective at meeting individual student needs.
In my interview which follows, David Istance, the study's author and senior analyst at OECD's Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI), explains these different levels (micro, meso, and meta) and how they can be integrated into traditional classrooms.
What Works in Girls' Education is a book defined by an unprecedented analysis of real world experiences and hard evidence. It addresses understudied issues like how to improve the school to work transition.
The rule, which went into effect on July 1 of this year, is designed to reveal programs that carry high levels of student debt while yielding relatively subpar job credentials.