Tag: DDOE

October 23, 2013

Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

October 23rd, 2013

Local News The News Journal Delaware's College Night draws crowd of parents, students A throng of college-bound students and their parents swarmed the Bob Carpenter Center at the University of Delaware on Tuesday night to gather information from officials and participating institutions. “The goal is to give our students as many choices and...

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Delaware Educators Provide Feedback on PLCs

News, Policy and Practice

September 16th, 2013

The Delaware Department of Education recently released the 2012-2013 Professional Learning Community Participant Survey Report. This second annual report gauges educators’ thoughts on PLCs, such as confidence in PLCs, the significance of administrator presence, and the value of using data to make instructional decisions. The statewide...

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September 12, 2013

News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning

September 12th, 2013

Local News Cape Gazette School year starts with stacks of paper The issue of sharing information - commonly referred to as data mining - was a topic raised at several school board meetings over the summer. Participants who protested the state's adoption of Common Core curriculum for Delaware public school students also said certain technology...

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Grants Support Innovative New Teacher Induction

Policy and Practice

September 11th, 2013

According to American economist Theodore Levitt, “Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.” “Doing new things,” in the area of new teacher induction programs, is precisely what the Comprehensive Induction Program (CIP) Competitive Grants will fund during the 2013-14 school year. Six districts were awarded a...

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