FROM THE EDITOR - Spring 2014

From stem to stern, education’s about the people. And as educators, we are in the people business. It’s not about the school. Or the classrooms. It’s not about the curriculum. Or the technology. It’s... Read More...

Relevant Tags: FROM THE EDITOR

Parents, Common Core, and Assessment

Just putting two of the three article topics together sounds like an explosion — parents and the Common Core or parents and assessment or assessment and Common Core. Putting all three together seems ... Read More...

Relevant Tags: FAMILY ENGAGEMENT With Dr. Joni Samples

Transforming Staffulty

Dr. John F. McEwan, a friend and fellow Jostens Renaissance National Hall of Fame educator who passed away in May of last year, always opened his part of any presentation with a reminder for educator... Read More...

Relevant Tags: CELEBRATING IMPROVEMENT With Larry Biddle

Shifting the Focus from Grades to Learning

As more and more schools adopt student-centric instructional models,we are seeing a growing interest in proficiency-based grading (also known as standards-based grading). Peer-to-peer learning, guid... Read More...

Relevant Tags:

Adding Common Sense Standards to Common Core

As I type this, estimates are that there have been more than 50 U.S. school shootings since the landmark tragedy at Columbine and at Sandy Hook, about a year and a half ago. It seems like a good time... Read More...

Relevant Tags: PROBLEM SOLVED With Ruth Herman Wells, M.S.

Teacher Evaluations: The Conversation Has Changed

Teachers across the nation are being transformed into instructional leaders, in part due to the new evaluation methods being put into effect in multiple schools and districts. In the past three years... Read More...

Relevant Tags:

Can You Type Faster than a Fifth Grader? Highlights of the 4th Annual Davis School District Keyboard Challenge 2014

In Davis School District, Farmington, Utah, the ability to compete with a fifth grader at keyboarding skill depends on whether you can type at least 60 words per minute,  after  your speed has bee... Read More...

Relevant Tags:

Closing Learning Gaps in STEM Digital and Curriculum Prospects

Can digital curriculum products close the gaps in academic performance in STEM subjects for female students and for African-American students in particular? Such a discussion should start with the ge... Read More...

Relevant Tags: STEM EDUCATION


A collection of education-related news from around the web!
Read more Education News »

Issue 16.1 | Spring 2014

Southeast Education Network

Our Mission: to reinvigorate the spirit of American education

Published By Knight Communications

Other Publications:

Carolina Fire Rescue EMS Journal The Griffon 108

Our Mission: to reinvigorate the spirit of American education

* Required