Three Things To Know about Delaware State Tests
News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success
August 9th, 2017It is that time of year again—the release of Smarter Assessment and SAT results. The Delaware Department of Education officially released data in late July. While reactions were mixed (see the official release from DDOE, as well as The News Journal’s reaction), we tried to look behind the numbers to shed a bit more light on the...
September 11, 2013
September 11th, 2013Local News The News Journal Rodel Foundation creates Teachers Council The Rodel Foundation has created a group of teachers it hopes will give state education leaders a “boots on the ground” perspective. The influential Delaware education advocacy group announced Tuesday the 16 members of its inaugural Rodel Teachers Council. The group will act...
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 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...