Annual Conference highlights -- A walk through baseball heaven: A special tour and reception at Busch Stadium
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Chancellor Kaya Henderson showed up unannounced Tuesday at Kelly Miller Middle School, surprising Principal Abdullah Zaki with news that he is the school system’s principal of the year.Read full article >>
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Superintendent Joshua P. Starr issued recommendations Tuesday on boundaries and grade configurations that affect elementary schools in the Silver Spring and Clarksburg areas of Montgomery County.
Starr backed a continued “pairing” of New Hampshire Estates and Oak View elementary schools in Silver Spring. His recommendation would keep grades as they are now, with students in pre-kindergarten through second grade attending New Hampshire Estates and those in third to fifth grades going to Oak View.Read full article >>
The fields of psychology and education were revolutionized 30 years ago when the now world-renowned psychologist Howard Gardner published his 1983 book Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences,” which detailed a new model of human intelligence that went beyond the traditional view that there was a single kind that could be measured by standardized tests. (You can read his account of how he came up with the theory here.)Read full article >>