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Most of the U.S. Still Uses Common Core, Despite Blowback - Education Week

Most of the states that first endorsed the common-core academic standards are still using them in some form, despite continued debate over whether they are improving student performance in reading and math. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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A Quick-Start Guide for Teaching English-Language Learners - Education Week

Teaching English-learners can be a rewarding experience—especially if educators know the best practices and necessary facts. Wendi Pillars shares her tips for having a successful year with ELLs. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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Death to the Behavior Chart! 3 Reasons to Resist the Lure of Punishments and Rewards - Education Week

Star charts and color cards create a negative classroom environment, writes Justin Minkel. To address the root problems of students' misbehavior, teachers need to toss the behavioral systems and focus on building relationships. ...read more Education Week: Curriculum & Instruction
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