Using 21st Century Practices- Results of CEI’s Survey of Principals and Other Leaders

By Christine Mason How frequently are 21st Century educational practices used in schools? Which of these practices are used most frequently? Sixty-nine early respondents answered questions to a brief, nine-question survey on 21st Century Learning that the Center for Educational Improvement (CEI) emailed to principals and other educational leaders in May of 2016. The survey
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My Early STEM Years, K-6

By Suzan Mullane. As an educator in the Anchorage School District, I spent part of my teaching tenure, with grades K-6th. Great memories, particularly science memories! But I admit I was spoiled. I had the opportunity and luxury to use the FOSS Science System developed by The University of California, Berkley. Anchorage School District (ASD)
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The U.S. is Playing Catch-Up: Education in Singapore and Finland

According to the 2009 Program for Student Assessement (PISA) given by the Organziation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the U.S. placed average in reading, math, and science compared to 57 other countries tested. Finland and Signapore, however, placed in the top tiers of the PISA. So what are these countries doing differently to bring
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