Student-Centered Learning


Busting the Ed Tech Myths with Tara Saladyga

June 16th, 2016


Tara Saladyga is a science teacher at Delcastle Technical High School, and was also an early adopter and expert in Schoology, the state’s digital Learning Management System. She coordinates Schoology professional development for teachers in her district and beyond. Still, she hears the doubters when it comes to incorporating technology in the...

Dollars and Sense: Keeping Pace in a Changing World

May 17th, 2016


  As members of the Rodel Teacher Council, we have spent the past year researching personalized learning. In a truly personalized setting, students are at the center of their learning: Their work is meaningful, tailored to their needs and interests, and accessible anytime and anywhere. Our research continued and we began to see how...

No Fair Deal with Delaware’s Antique Funding System

May 16th, 2016


In 1949 President Truman presented his famous “Fair Deal” speech, presenting the idea that that every American should get a “fair deal” from their government. Following that speech, Congress nearly doubled the national minimum wage and created 800,000 new houses for the poor. Also in 1949, the State of Delaware created its educational...

May 2016 Teacher Newsletter: Take Action!

May 9th, 2016


  The Rodel Teacher Newsletter is a resource for Delaware's teachers to learn about teacher leadership opportunities across the state, nation, and world. TAKE ACTION! Join the Rodel Teacher Council: Learn, Build, Lead (Due May 27) Lend your voice and expertise to impact...