Niki Hayes reviews DIVE online math and science programs after a phone conversation with Dr. David Shormann about the math program he created.
Wendy Hart: Standards-based grading will lead us further away from freedom and individuality and could lead to a loss of selected types of knowledge.
Barry Garelick shares this anecdote from his teaching career to provide “deep understanding” of any narratives you wish to supply.
Ann Marie Banfield: The protections New Hampshire put in place to protect children’s privacy are at risk of being removed for testing vendors’ convenience.
Rowman & Littlefield will release “Roots of Low Achievement: Where to Begin Altering Them” by Dr. Sandra Stotsky in August of 2019.
Press Release Little research evidence for, or objective, reliable way to measure SEL’s efficacy; raises significant concerns about student health and privacy BOSTON – Social-emotional learning (SEL) has been billed as a transformational tool that will propel students to greater academic achievement and personal fulfillment. Unfortunately, as a new Pioneer Institute study makes clear, the […]
Sandra Stotsky: Since all states today use Common Core-aligned tests, that means almost all schools (including public charter schools) teach to Common Core’s standards.
Cheri Kiesecker: Before you put out the welcome mat and assume ‘Home Visits are great; it is helping kids’… Please consider this: What is the trade off?
Sandra Stotsky: CAEP through their embrace of the Common Core State Standards may well be handicapping the teacher preparation programs it has accredited.
Local news reports that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) has signed an executive order abolishing Common Core in the state.