September 6, 2013
September 6th, 2013Local News Middletown Transcript State officials get a lesson in Common Core at Silver Lake Elementary School teacher Melissa Bowser did her best this week to present a typical third-grade English lesson to some very atypical students. “Like usual, I’m differentiating my instruction to make sure all my students get what they need,” she said...
August 15, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
August 15th, 2013Local News The News Journal Construction delays first school day at Seaford High Students at Seaford Senior High School will get a little extra summer vacation this year, thanks to a construction project at their school. The first day of school for students in grades 9-12 has been delayed until Sept. 3. Staff will report Aug. 23 for the district...
July 16, 2013
July 16th, 2013Local News The News Journal STEM in Delaware An Opinion by Teri Quinn Gray and Justin Wagner There are conversations happening all over Delaware about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, and the conversations are not just in classrooms – they are happening in boardrooms and conference rooms and office buildings and laboratories up...
July 15, 2013
July 15th, 2013Local News The News Journal State should follow its better judgment An editorial If the state’s data is accurate, Moyer Academy’s consistent pattern of low performance on standardized tests – a reliable predictor of future academic hurdles – requires the State Board of Education to follow its better judgment and close this long-struggling...