Feed aggregator

Social Studies Teacher | Episcopal High School

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 10:48am
US - VA - Alexandria, EHS is seeking a full-time social studies teacher (grades 9–12) for the 2014–2015 school year. Responsibilities will include teaching regular and Advanced US History. Five to seven years of teaching
Categories: Jobs

Lecturer in Social Anthropology (2 posts) | University of Manchester

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 10:19am
GBR - Manchester, University of Manchester Lecturer in Social Anthropology (2 posts) Salary: £33,562 to £46,400 per annum Permanent Full-time Reference: HUM-03903 Applications are invited for the two availab
Categories: Jobs

Diversity Hiring Fair | The Potomac School

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 9:58am
US - VA - McLean, Cost of registration for Public/Independent Schools: $400.00 Cost of registration for Individual Participants: $0.00 Diversity Hiring Fair February 8, 2014 The Potomac School, a coed, K-12 indep
Categories: Jobs

New Schools Chief May Take N.Y.C. in Different Direction

Education Week - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 9:39am
Under veteran educator Carmen Fariña, the 1.1-million-student district could reverse some of the policies that have dominated it for more than a decade.
Categories: Education News

Latest Race to Top Early-Learning Grants Unveiled

Education Week - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 9:39am
Six states are splitting nearly $281 million in the third round of the U.S. Department of Education's effort to boost early-learning programs.
Categories: Education News

Rural Districts Score Big in Latest Race to Top Round

Education Week - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 9:39am
Five winners, all from the South, are splitting $120 million of the federal grant funding, in the competition that mostly rewarded small and rural districts.
Categories: Education News

Why Arne Duncan's PISA Comments Miss the Mark

Education Week - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 9:38am
Teachers are paying close attention to their students' academic well-being, contrary to the image painted by Arne Duncan and those who take the U.S. PISA results out of context, write father and son educators Robert and David Weintraub.
Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: What’s Going On in This Picture? | Jan. 6, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 8:00am
On Mondays, we publish a New York Times photo without a caption, headline or other information about its origins. Join the conversation by posting about what you see, and why. Live moderation is offered from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time.
    





Categories: Education News

Urban Design and Planning - Assistant Professor (AA3703) | University of Washington

Latest Job Postings - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 6:43am
US - WA - Seattle, The Department of Urban Design and Planning invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Planning to start September 15, 2014. We seek candidates
Categories: Jobs

The Learning Network Blog: 6 Q’s About the News | The Challenges of Ending Poverty

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 5:33am
What percentage of Americans live in poverty? How does this rate compare with 50 years ago?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: Test Yourself | E.L.L. Practice, Jan. 6, 2014

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 4:29am
What four words fill in the blanks from this article about a Mexican holiday tradition?
    





Categories: Education News

The Learning Network Blog: Word of the Day | ruffian

Education News from NY Times - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 1:04am
This word has appeared in three New York Times articles in the past three years.
    





Categories: Education News

Alexandria students push for alternatives to suspension

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 8:39pm

Although Alexandria schools officials have agreed to implement a restorative justice pilot program at T.C. Williams High School this year in an effort to deal with the racially lopsided results of its school discipline policies, the program has yet to begin, leaving some students frustrated.

Read full article >>
    





Categories: Education News

Before creating plan to improve D.C. middle schools, chancellor wants community input

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 6:05pm

The District’s school system cannot articulate how it will turn around its long-struggling middle schools until it gathers more input from the community, Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson said recently in response to pressure from the D.C. Council to outline an improvement plan.

Read full article >>
    





Categories: Education News

I’m no Common Core fan, but give it a chance

Education News from Washington Post - Sun, 01/05/2014 - 4:20pm

As our national battle over the Common Core standards escalates this year, remember that new standards and curricula rarely improve schools. What does work is families becoming more affluent, teachers becoming more proficient and students spending more time and energy on their studies.

Read full article >>
    





Categories: Education News
Syndicate content
Stay Connected with NCSS:   Follow NCSSNetwork on Twitter FaceBook.png rss_0.gif