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Teachers Quitting Due To High-stakes Testing Declining Pay

Teachers Quitting Due To High-stakes Testing, Declining Pay And Benefits, Lack Of Voice

Michigan State University Contrary to popular opinion, unruly students are not driving out teachers in droves from America’s urban school districts. Instead, teachers are quitting due to frustration with standardized testing, declining pay...

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2014-09-11 23:12:24

SimpleK12's September 2014 event showcases how to deliver a more personalized learning experience to students. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 SimpleK12 (powered by InfoSource, Inc.) announces a complimentary online event for teachers on how to differentiate classroom instruction. This is one of four no-cost events SimpleK12 is hosting in September. Event attendance has grown significantly over the past two years, in part because past attendees note the abundance of information...

2014-09-11 08:31:59

LONDON, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TES Global - the largest network of teachers in the world with over six million registered teachers - has announced a significant investment in Barton Woodhead Education Ltd. - developers of Diagnostic Questions (http://www.DiagnosticQuestions.com), a website that allows teachers to create and share 'hinge' questions that instantly identify student misconceptions in maths. Company Quotes and Insights "Diagnostic...

2014-09-08 12:22:22

Best Value Schools has published a new feature article about 30 great public-friendly lecture series on environmental issues that are available at universities across North America PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to make it easier for students to find which universities are providing lecture series on their topics of interest in environmental issues, Best Value Schools has released a helpful guide to ì30 Great Public-Friendly Lecture Series on Environmental...

2014-09-05 16:24:22

BEVERLY, Mass., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Developmental Teaching, LLC today announces the launch of Tapcin (www.TAPCIN.com), a new web-based software application that makes creating lesson plans and tracking progress easy, efficient and convenient, allowing teachers to spend more quality time with students. Tapcin turns the traditional lesson planning process from tedious to simple, fun, and powerful with an easy-to-use template that can incorporate Common Core State Standards if...

2014-09-04 23:13:02

With the added pressure for educators to meet the new requirements of the Common Core Standards, Story Cove LLC is releasing a new Classroom Version for Kindergarten through 2nd Grade. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 This fall Story Cove is pleased to announce a new subscription service for schools with online access to an award winning collection of 22 highly engaging stories from the world’s great oral traditions. Each whimsical folktale features Animation, Read-Along and...

2014-09-04 23:12:59

Texas students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Students in grades 1 through 8 demonstrate greater gains in overall reading ability with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a statewide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. The study collected data from more than 350,000 Texas students in grades 1 through 8 to determine...

2014-09-02 23:10:21

Perfect for Homeschool and Distance learning families, 'The Art Factory' 'Integrated Lesson Plans for Creativity Express Online make it easy and fun to include art education in any child’s curriculum. No prior experience necessary! Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Parents know that Art Education is important for their children, but what exactly is art? Very few adults were fortunate enough to have top-level art instruction in school. Those who did will point out that...

2014-08-25 23:06:00

Mission-driven startup helps students achieve deeper learning through engaging, high quality educational video lessons San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Zaption, Inc. (http://www.zaption.com) continues to revolutionize learning with online video by working with top social studies teachers from around the country and curriculum partners like Facing History and Ourselves to provide free, high quality interactive video lessons. “Social studies teachers have always used video to...

2014-08-25 08:24:52

Crafted by top teachers, task-based math lesson plans and English language arts resources allow every teacher to deliver clear, effective instruction for the new standards WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LearnZillion, a digital curriculum and professional learning platform valued by over 450,000 educators, announces the addition of more than 750 free, standards-aligned lesson plans in math and English language arts (ELA). This expansion is just in time to meet the needs of teachers...

2014-08-21 12:26:22

Texas students show greater gains after spending more time with Istation curriculum DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students in grades 1 through 8 demonstrate greater gains in overall reading ability with Istation curriculum than their peers who do not use Istation, according to a statewide literacy growth study conducted by Southern Methodist University during the 2013-14 school year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120709/DA36825LOGO The study collected data from more...


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