Delaware Parents on COVID-19: Remote Learning has Been Stressful and Worries about Return to Classrooms
July 9th, 2020As Delaware and the nation inch closer to back-to-school time, local parents say they’re concerned for the health and safety of their children due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a survey conducted by Rodel and the Delaware Readiness Teams, more than 1,000 Delaware parents shared their thoughts on COVID-19, including appraisals of the...
September 20, 2013
September 20th, 2013Local News The News Journal Markell riles Common Core doubters with talk of 'mythology' On a day Delaware committed further to the national education standards movement, Gov. Jack Markell dismissed critics of those policies in a national TV appearance. Chuck Todd, host of The Daily Rundown on MSNBC, asked Markell on Thursday morning if there was...
September 4, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
September 4th, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware officials promote, experience the real Common Core Some of Delaware’s most influential policymakers sat in small wooden chairs in Silver Lake Elementary School classrooms in Middletown on Tuesday evening doing multiplication problems and finding keywords and captions. Answering third- and fifth-grade reading...
August 28, 2013
News, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning
August 28th, 2013Local News The News Journal Technology helps teachers reach children in new ways Some students across Delaware are going back to school in the classroom of the future, finding their pencils and paper replaced with tablet computers and their chalkboards swapped with big-screen TVs. Different Delaware schools are using different technological tools...