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Rich-Poor Achievement Gap is Lowering in U.S.

What about the educational achievement gap that has been quite wide between the rich and poor students in U.S.?
Good news!  The gap is lowering. 238 more words

New Teachers

EDU 6600 Communication & Collaboration Final Reflection

I began this course curious as to how to motivate adults to take part as active and engaged stakeholders in continuous improvement, and intimidated by the idea of working as a leader of adults, as I have limited experience with this and am younger than most of my colleagues. 1,645 more words

Standard 04. Engage In Analysis Of Teaching And Collaborative Practices

Rocketship Encourages Creativity and Problem Solving with Hour of Code

by LaToya Fernandez
Social Justice and Culture Teacher, Rocketship Discovery Prep

Rocketship is celebrating Computer Science Education Week (December 5-11) this month by hosting the global learning movement, Hour of Code, in our classrooms for a second year. 925 more words

Rethinking Elementary School

A Vocabulary Teaching Template

Here’s another resource from one of my favorite Literacy sites:

Adventures in Literacy Land

“want to share my favorite vocabulary activity with you!  One of the great things about this Vocabulary Graphic Organizer is that it can be used K-5 and across all subject areas.   40 more words

Achievement Gap

Will ‘No-Zero’ Grading Help Struggling Black Students?

Several school districts have implemented the “no-zero” grading system, as a growing number of others consider making the move.

Under the no-zero grading system, teachers give students at least 50 percent (on a 0-100 scale) for showing a “good-faith” effort to complete an assignment. 328 more words

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Will ‘No-Zero’ Grading Help Struggling Black Students?

Several school districts have implemented the “no-zero” grading system, as a growing number of others consider making the move.

Under the no-zero grading system, teachers give students at least 50 percent (on a 0-100 scale) for showing a “good-faith” effort to complete an assignment. 328 more words

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