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What your students can learn from biographies
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2015 17:30 PM
The Common Core State Standards ask students at every grade level to read a "range of texts," including everything from fictional stories and poems to plays and informational texts. While English/language arts teachers have been using literature, poetry and drama in their classrooms for decades, informational texts may not have been quite as prevalent in ELA lessons until now. So what exactly does the Common Core want teachers to use? Well, biographies are one type of informational text suggested by the CCSS. Biogr... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
What your students can learn from biographies
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2015 17:30 PM
The Common Core State Standards ask students at every grade level to read a "range of texts,&qu ... READ MORE
Pairing informational texts with literary classics
MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015 10:15 AM
According to the Common Core State Standards, by the end of elementary school, students should be re ... READ MORE
Is teacher looping something schools should think about?
FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2015 10:46 AM
Teacher looping is a concept that's been around for a long time, although it has recently s ... 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
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
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
Common Core testing uses digital platform
MONDAY, JULY 21, 2014 10:08 AM
Education is quickly becoming a platform for new developments in technology, and never has that ... READ MORE
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