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Public Opinion of Education Reports from EducationNext and Gallup

Americans Like Their Schools Just Fine — But Not Yours As a new school year gets underway, the Common Core remains a partisan flashpoint, while Americans overall have serious concerns about the direction of our public education system. That’s according … Continue reading

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Free MOOC-Ed Courses from the Friday Institute: Registration Open

Registration is now open for these free MOOC-Eds, and CEUs can be earned by taking the course.  The Learning Differences MOOC-Ed is primarily designed for teachers in their first three years of practice to help them understand how to approach … Continue reading

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5 Common Core priorities for the new school year

As schools gear up to dive back into learning, states that have adopted the Common Core State Standards are outlining their priorities and are identifying their top goals for the standards. The Common Core State Standards have been, and continue … Continue reading

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Use the Common Core. Use It Widely. Use It Well.

Many of us in higher education have observed an increasing number of students arriving at our doorstep not fully prepared to pursue a college degree. This is our collective problem as a nation. Our country, and our local communities, can … Continue reading

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Help the Story Preservation Initiative Build the Uncommon School

“Building the Uncommon School” means creating a virtual schoolhouse that will house Story Preservation’s primary source audio recordings and lesson plans for powerful, first person learning. Story Preservation creates and online publishes primary source audio recordings of remarkable people with … Continue reading

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Common Core in Action: Using the Arts to Spark Learning

In the 21st century, we are living in a creative society and economy rather than an industrial one, which begs the questions:     What skills do young people need in this new world?     How can they gain creative skills … Continue reading

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Common Core Considerations on Edutopia

The State of the Common Core Millions of teachers and thousands of districts in 45 states are currently undergoing a sea change in the way that they teach and assess students. The new Common Core Standards for learning have been … Continue reading

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