Tag: Delaware

Cage-Busting 201: Case Study and Wrap-Up

News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

May 19th, 2015

Welcome back—today marks the thrilling conclusion of our cage-busting teacher series! With the release of Rick Hess’ book The Cage-Busting Teacher in April, we’re in the midst of a series spotlighting Rodel Teacher Council members’ reactions to the book. Council members Robyn Howton and Tim Brewer joined me to chat about cage-busting...

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8 Reasons You Should Apply for the Rodel Teacher Council

News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

April 30th, 2015

The deadline apply to the 2015-16 Rodel Teacher Council is May 8. If you are a Delaware teacher with at least three years of classroom experience and an interest in contributing to the education policy conversation in Delaware, submit an online application by May 8. But don’t take it our word for it. Here are RTC members Melissa Tracy's and...

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Register for the PTA Youth Leadership Summit

News, Policy and Practice

April 17th, 2015

Registration is now open for the 2015 Annual Youth Leadership Summit. The 2015 Youth Leadership Summit will be held April 25th at Middletown High School from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This interactive leadership and advocacy training will prepare students to become active and engaged PTSA leaders in their schools and communities. Students will hone...

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Smarter Balanced and College Readiness: What it All Means

News, Postsecondary Success

April 15th, 2015

  Yesterday, the state and several of our higher education institutions shared the news that 11th grade Smarter Balanced assessments are a good measure of college readiness and will be accepted in lieu of a separate placement test at local colleges and universities. From the release: "High school juniors started taking the Smarter English...

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