Time after time, our feel-good, faddish government education system blithely abandons proven teaching practices for the “pedagogy du jour.” When fads fail – and they invariably do – educators “discover” what others have known all along: namely, that learning requires hard work, lots of it.
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North Carolina state officials wait until after the election to release student test scores but what is already out is not very promising.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Education announced it would give public school districts plenty of leeway to create single-sex schools and classes.
Science fiction novelist William Gibson once said, “The future is here. It’s just not widely distributed yet.” The same could be said of many innovative ideas in education reform.
When it comes to test results, educators are increasingly playing fast and loose with the facts.
It may be a new school year, but the same old news is still trickling in: across the board – at the national, state and local levels – high schools are in the hot seat.
Lindalyn talks about the impact of technology on education discussion and debate.
On Monday, classrooms across the nation remembered the 9/11 attacks in heartfelt ways. As time passes, however, more students will turn to written record to replace personal experience. That means getting the facts straight is of paramount importance. After all, history plays a pivotal role in shaping beliefs – about civic duty, culture, and patriotism.
Government schools still race to the bottom on stardized test scores.
SAT scores are down national by seven points, yet North Carolina trumpets a victory by only dropping two points?