All posts in tag: K-12 education

Vicki Zakrzewski How to integrate social-emotional learning into Common Core

Do the Common Core State Standards undermine social-emotional learning?

Many educators think so. In a recent Ed Week op-ed, an elementary principal argued that teachers were too busy teaching Common Core to address the social-emotional development of their students. I’ve heard the same argument from many teachers. This is troubling given that researchers strongly … More >

Camille Crittenden International Day of the Girl: Why science and math programs matter

Late last year, the United Nations declared Oct. 11 the International Day of the Girl. Celebrated for the first time this month, the occasion aims to highlight the challenges girls face around the world to gain access to education and other basic rights, and empower them to advocate on their … More >

P. David Pearson No Child Left Behind’s effect on literacy

While it is customary to give three cheers to something that we want to celebrate or commemorate, when I think about the legacy of the last decade of literacy instruction in America’s schools, I can only manage two cheers for No Child Left Behind.

No Child Left Behind, the controversial reauthorization of … More >

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