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From the Factory to Student-Centered Learning: A Look at Education Theory
Thursday, January 25, 2018
From the Factory to Student-Centered Learning: A Look at Education Theory

A frequent criticism of public education in the United States is its supposed resemblance to a factory. A 2012 article in The Atlantic went so far as to offer ways to “break free of our 19th-century factory-model education system.” The article, written by education and innovation entrepreneur Joel Rose, explored...

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RTI and MTSS: Do You Know the Difference Between These Support Systems?
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
RTI and MTSS: Do You Know the Difference Between These Support Systems?

In education, there seems to be an acronym for everything. Response to intervention (RTI) and Multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) are two of the most commonly used acronyms, with mentions thrown into practically every department meeting, professional development seminar, and district conference. Though often discussed together, the two are not...

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Boosting ELL Achievement, State by State
Thursday, January 18, 2018
Boosting ELL Achievement, State by State

Many literacy educators are concerned about meeting the diverse needs of English language learners (ELLs), and rightly so. Using dual-language education programs, educational technology, and in-class instructional support, educators have made strides in helping students learn and master the English language...

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