Tag: Teacher Preparation
May 10, 2013
Early Childhood Education, News, Policy and Practice
May 10th, 2013Local News The News Journal Appoquinimink voters approve $2.8 million operating referendum Appoquinimink voters tonight approved a $2.8 million operating referendum. The vote was 4,637 for and 3,023 against the plan, based on unofficial results. “I'm happy; I'm relieved; and the real winners are our kids," Superintendent Matthew Burrows said in...
May 3, 2013
May 3rd, 2013Local News The News Journal Delaware schools, students are making good progress A letter to the editor by Paul Herdman and Ernie Dianastasis In response to Dr. John Stapleford’s recent opinion, which asserts that most in the state are dissatisfied with our school system, we respectfully disagree. Enrollment is growing and many of our public...
Let’s Not Leave Teachers’ Effectiveness to Chance
April 30th, 2013As a new teacher, we all understand – the first year inside a classroom is hard. Really hard. It’s a time when we go from imagining what our classroom might look like to the reality of getting it done day in and day out. However, when we look at our schools today, it’s clear that very few people, if any, give it the attention it deserves...
Proposed Legislation to Elevate the Preparation of Teachers
April 25th, 2013Back in January, Governor Markell delivered his State of the State and called the legislature to action on strengthening the preparation of teachers in Delaware. Yesterday, legislation was filed which, if passed, will drastically strengthen the way higher education prepares teachers in the state of Delaware. Why now? As a small state with...