Tag: University of Delaware

Why Teacher Residencies Are Becoming the Next Big Thing in Teacher Prep

Partnerships, Policy and Practice

January 27th, 2021

  Just as doctors-in-training spend intensive, immersive time training as a hospital resident; some of our future teachers are trading in shorter stints in schools for a full year inside a classroom, serving as co-teachers alongside veteran educators while receiving a paid stipend. While institutions like Wilmington University and...

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Smarter Balanced and College Readiness: What it All Means

News, Postsecondary Success

April 15th, 2015

  Yesterday, the state and several of our higher education institutions shared the news that 11th grade Smarter Balanced assessments are a good measure of college readiness and will be accepted in lieu of a separate placement test at local colleges and universities. From the release: "High school juniors started taking the Smarter English...

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August 28, 2013

News, Postsecondary Success, Student-Centered Learning

August 28th, 2013

Local 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...

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August 23, 2013

News, Policy and Practice, Postsecondary Success

August 23rd, 2013

Local News The News Journal Carney, school leaders meet in hopes of making college more affordable Leaders from all of Delaware’s colleges met this morning at Conrad School of Science near Newport to brainstorm ways to make higher education more affordable. The meeting was part of a series that U.S. Rep. John Carney is hosting to help gather...

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