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Working with unhappy parents
MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015 13:47 PM
At some point during your career as an educator you're going to have to face a disgruntled parent. These encounters must be handled delicately because you want to avoid offending a parent and diffuse the situation. Parents of students in every grade, from kindergarten through high school, are going to be highly sensitive to their children's feelings and performance in school. This might mean you have a mother who accuses you of singling out a child or a father who thinks his daughter's assignment deserved a higher gra... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
Working with unhappy parents
MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2015 13:47 PM
At some point during your career as an educator you're going to have to face a disgruntled ... READ MORE
4 tips for preventing bullying at school
FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2015 12:23 PM
Bullying can become a major issue for students if it is not addressed right away. When a child feels ... READ MORE
3 steps for improving oral communication in class
FRIDAY, AUGUST 07, 2015 11:18 AM
The Common Core State Standards for English/language arts contain information on speaking and l ... READ MORE
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ITBS Information
Iowa Assessments scores rise in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013 10:59 AM
When students transition to a new type of standardized testing, it is a given that some of them may ... READ MORE
Students achieve high scores on the Iowa Assessments
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013 09:36 AM
While some parents and educators have been concerned about how students would handle the transition ... READ MORE
Funding makes a difference in Iowa school district
TUESDAY, APRIL 09, 2013 09:06 AM
At Irving Elementary School in Iowa, 44.78 percent of third- through fifth-graders were proficient o ... READ MORE
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Stanford Test
Teacher Appreciation Week shines a spotlight on educators
WEDNESDAY, MAY 08, 2013 10:02 AM
As May 6 through 10 is Teacher Appreciation Week, the spotlight is on educators across the nation an ... READ MORE
SAT-10 scores help students start the college admissions process early
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 15:33 PM
Students' grades and level of classroom participation can certainly provide their teachers with ... READ MORE
Better test scores help Arizona school district earn a B
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 2012 16:15 PM
Just before the start of the 2012-2013 academic year, Arizona’s district and charter schools r ... READ MORE
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Standardized Testing News
3 benefits of practice tests
WEDNESDAY, JULY 01, 2015 19:24 PM
For many students, tests are a cause of anxiety and sleepless nights. The fear of doing poorly on an ... READ MORE
How standardized testing aligns with the Common Core
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 09:48 AM
The 2014-15 school year is the first time states that have opted into the Common Core State Sta ... READ MORE
New York releases 2014 standardized test results
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014 11:36 AM
Students living in New York were required to take standardized exams that measured their knowle ... READ MORE
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