Tag: Delaware

Building Blocks of Personalized Learning

Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

March 17th, 2016

Personalizing learning can take many forms. And not every form has to involve a tablet or screen. Technology is transforming classroom practice rapidly, but maybe not in the way you think. In many classrooms, technology allows for personalized learning to blossom through richer discussions, closer relationships between students and teachers...


Two Great Events on College & Career Readiness

News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

February 16th, 2016

When it comes to preparing students for success after high school, Delaware is making some great strides. This time next week, a gathering of school, business, and community leaders from throughout the state will assemble for two great events focused on the efforts underway. First up is the 2nd Annual DE Pathways Conference, 8:30 a.m. to 12:15...


Delaware’s Progress on Improving Testing

News, Policy and Practice

February 11th, 2016

Recently, the Center for American Progress published a report called “ESEA Reauthorization: Implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act Toward a Coherent, Aligned Assessment System.” The big idea: The report highlights how ESSA maintains basic testing requirements, but has created an opportunity for states to be flexible in developing...


Make Time for the RTC Workshop

News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning

February 8th, 2016

By Jennifer Hollstein, secondary English teacher and teacher evaluator, Charter School of Wilmington   Time. Ask any teacher what’s in short supply and that is most likely what you’ll hear. We’d love to meet, to collaborate, to learn something new, to reflect, and to capitalize on our own strengths, but finding the time to make that...