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ELEMENTARY-HIGH SCHOOL STILL AN ANCIENT PRACTICE

Yes, I boldly entitled this ELEMENTARY-HIGH SCHOOL STILL AN ANCIENT PRACTICE and I’ll explain why.

First, I don’t know if you’re like me, but at the… 318 more words

Character Building

What American Exchange Students Say is Wrong With U.S. Schools

I stumbled across (metaphorically speaking, but literally in an internet sense) this piece of research.  An education reporter looks at what American exchange students say is wrong with US schools, based on their own experiences abroad, and breaks it down to three general items: 68 more words

Education

The paperwork pile-up: Measuring the burden of charter school applications

The paperwork pile-up: Measuring the burden of charter school applications
Source: American Enterprise Institute

Key Points

  • Charter schools were created with a clear bargain in mind: charter authorizers would give operators autonomy to run schools as they saw fit as long as those schools met defined performance metrics.
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Government And Politics

PAUL TICE: Schoolroom Climate Change Indoctrination

Wall Street Journal — In one assignment, students measure the size of their family’s carbon footprint and suggest ways to shrink it.

While many American parents are angry about the Common Core educational standards and related student assessments in math and English, less attention is being paid to the federally driven green Common Core that is now being rolled out across the country. 52 more words

Politics

RA10533 aka Enhanced Basic Education Act of the Philippines aka K-12 in the Philippines

Its been two or three weeks since members of the SLU faculty have staged a petition in front of the school looking for a way to defer the implementation of RA10533.  611 more words

Social Responsibility

Moorhead school celebrates summer with elaborate music video

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These students are fired up about summer vacation!

Nearly 1,400 students, faculty and staff helped make this “lip dub” music video at Horizon Middle School in Moorhead, Minnesota, last week to celebrate the end of the school year. 393 more words

News

Developmental Strategies

  • implements the progressive teaching approach which focuses on the child;
  • applies the interactive and inquiry-based method of teaching;
  • equips the child with skills aligned to the K to 12 Enhanced Basic Education Curriculum of the DepEd;
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