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Taking a look at Common Core homework
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015 10:37 AM
Homework: It's been the bane of students everywhere since its inception. However, this time-sucking concept does have benefits for learning, which is why it's so important. The inception of the Common Core State Standards meant more rigor in schools, including difficult homework. From using new math tools on their own to reading a text in search of evidence, students are taking on challenging homework. With that in mind, here's a look at the attributes of an effective assignment:Caters to students' learning style Acco... READ MORE
Common Core State Standards News
Taking a look at Common Core homework
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2015 10:37 AM
Homework: It's been the bane of students everywhere since its inception. However, this time-suck ... READ MORE
5 things you don't know about the Common Core
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015 10:46 AM
Because the Common Core State Standards are now fully implemented, you've been hearing about the ... READ MORE
Skills gap articulates need for high educational standards
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015 12:37 PM
The education students get now will define their place in the global professional scene when they re ... 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
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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