Tag: teacher training
August 29, 2013
News, Policy and Practice, Student-Centered Learning
August 29th, 2013Local News Delaware State News Sussex Academy ushers in its new beginning For Sussex Academy students and staff, Monday represented more than just the start of a new school year. “Welcome to a new school, a new year, a new building, new people and a new beginning,” said Sussex Academy Principal Patricia Oliphant. Sussex Academy has evolved...
August 27, 2013
August 27th, 2013Local News The News Journal Behavioral health program at schools sets more ambitious goals in state rollout There are some who will remember the paddle, the dreaded wooden tool wielded by teachers and school staff fed up with problem students. It shows how far educational discipline and strategy have come. Now, students’ behavioral health is one...
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...
June 19, 2013
Early Childhood Education, Policy and Practice
June 19th, 2013Local News The News Journal New teachers not prepared, report says The National Council on Teacher Quality report released Tuesday described the nation’s teacher preparation system as “an industry of mediocrity” and called on policymakers to make changes in the higher education system. Nationally, very few programs rated highly on the...