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Report from the Field: Differentiated Instruction Training in Arkansas
posted by: Megan | November 17, 2010, 01:18 pm   

Bentonville, Arkansas. Whole Hog Café. Differentiated Instruction. Three of my favorites. And three entities worth checking out. Of course, since this is a blog about professional development, I will refrain (mostly) from talking about the two former items and focus on the latter.

posted by: Megan | November 09, 2010, 10:05 am   
Charter Schools Serving as Models for Other Public Schools

Charter schools were designed as a "research and development" outlet for public schools. Operating on state funds, public charter schools have been able to implement new ideas for their students and teachers without having to follow the same rigid structures of some public schools. The U.S. Department of Education is now conducting a feasibility study on ways to support the spread of promising charter school practices across the country.


Civics and stuff…really, it’s fun!
posted by: Megan | November 05, 2010, 09:41 am   

What is my first memory of the democratic process in action? 1984 and Reagan's reelection. I knew he won, but that was the extent of my interest. Honestly, the reason I remember that event is because it conflicted with my birthday party. 


PACE Awards Educator with Funds for the Classroom
posted by: Megan | November 04, 2010, 09:11 am   

Englewood, CO – The Professional Association of Colorado Educators (PACE) is pleased to announce that Ms. Jacque Forchette, teacher at Knowledge Quest Academy, has been awarded a $500 grant to buy graphing calculators for her classroom.


 “Graphing calculators give students an instant look at a graph.  After a student learns how to pencil and paper a graph, the next step is to learn how to use the graphing calculator,” said Forchette.  “Our students relate to this technology with a swift, delighted, and surprised understanding.  They see the ‘problem solving’ happen on the grid.”


Are Longer School Days Coming?
posted by: Megan | November 01, 2010, 04:27 pm   

During Education Nation on NBC last month, President Obama recommended lengthening the school day and year as a potential solution to our children falling behind. The suggestion inspired praise from some reformers and critique from others, citing more expenses and stringent union contracts. Are longer days and shorter summers the wave of the future for students and teachers?


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