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What is developmentally appropriate when it comes to learning?
Cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham wrote about the subject recently on his Science and Education blog, and here is a version of that post. Willingham is a professor and director of graduate studies in psychology at the University of Virginia and author of “Why Don’t Students Like School?” His latest book is “When Can You Trust The Experts? How to tell good science from bad in education.”Read full article >>
Here from the White House’s Office of the First Lady is a transcript of what First Lady Michelle Obama said to students on her visit to Bell Multicultural High School in Washington D.C. this week. The First Lady is taking on a new policy role in the Obama administration: urging high school students to go to college.Read full article >>
The recruiters started rolling in during his freshman year. A knock on the door during Spanish or engineering class, and Da’Shawn Hand, a rising football star on the defensive line at Woodbridge Senior High School, would step into the hallway to meet another coach from another college.Read full article >>
The former executive director of a D.C. public charter school admitted in federal court Wednesday that she embezzled $29,000 in school funds, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr.’s office.
Monique S. Murdock, 44, also acknowledged using a government-issued purchase card to buy thousands of dollars in gift cards while working as director of an Army day-care center in Virginia, court records show.Read full article >>