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Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2014
This webinar explored how the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) provide an instructional framework to support professional growth and inform teacher evaluation systems for science instruction. This Q&A addressed the questions participants had for Dr. Wilson and Jody Bintz following the webinar. The webinar recording and PowerPoint…
Descriptors: Science Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Standards, Science Instruction
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College Composition and Communication, 2011
2011 marks the Centennial of the National Council of Teachers of English, and to commemorate this milestone, CCC will publish two Symposia, one in this issue of the journal, and a second in June. Here we learn from Erika Lindemann about the founding of both NCTE and CCCC; about how both groups have developed; and, drawing from these histories,…
Descriptors: Periodicals, High Schools, High School Students, Secondary Education
Jambor, Zoltan Paul – Online Submission, 2009
Korean education certainly has its strong points as its fifteen year olds produce outstanding results in the area of mathematics and are the world's most literate bunch. However, South Korean high schools are insufficiently preparing students for an often learner centered and creative system of education that often necessitates students to be…
Descriptors: High Schools, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
Kirst, Michael – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Most of the nation's eighth graders aspire to college. Unfortunately, the vast majority of them will not realize their ambition to complete their higher education and gain some advantage in the job market. In this article, the author contends that the connections between high schools and higher-education institutions are still not what they should…
Descriptors: High Schools, Labor Market, Grade 8, Accountability
Christenbury, Leila – Teachers College Press, 2007
Leila Christenbury is well known as a writer and researcher in English Education: her classic book "Making the Journey," [ED437654] now in its third edition, has been a guide to countless middle and high school language arts teachers. In her new book, this veteran teacher and teacher educator reveals what did and---more surprisingly---did not…
Descriptors: Middle Class, High Schools, English Teachers, High Stakes Tests
Brown, Stephen I.; Walter, Marion I. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2005
The new edition of this classic book describes and provides a myriad of examples of the relationships between problem posing and problem solving, and explores the educational potential of integrating these two activities in classrooms at all levels. "The Art of Problem Posing, Third Edition" encourages readers to shift their thinking…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Computer Uses in Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction
Pittman, Karen; Yohalem, Nicole; Wilson-Ahlstrom, Alicia; Ferber, Thaddeus – Forum for Youth Investment, 2003
High school is becoming the next frontier for after-school advocates. The conceptual and practical leaps from programming for elementary and middle school students to high school students are significant, with huge marketing challenges. Arguing persuasively for investments in this population requires revisiting almost every strategic decision,…
Descriptors: High Schools, Marketing, High School Students, After School Programs