CDC Says School Lunches Getting Healthier, But Data Unclear

Education News – POLYMNIA HADJIPANAYIOTOU “In line with several government initiatives, school lunches are becoming healthier, federal officials have revealed in a new report. Meals now include whole grains and more fruit and vegetables and are more likely...

The idea vs. the on-the-ground reality of Common Core standards

The Washington Post – Emma Brown “The Common Core State Standards that most states have adopted have triggered plenty of political debate. But have they transformed how teachers are teaching — and what students are learning? Not nearly enough, according to...

What If Teachers Took Computation Out of Math Class?

KQED News Mind/Shift – Staff Writer “Math proficiency is a subject of a lot of anxiety for school leaders, parents and even national leaders. Employers and educators alike know that math skills are crucial to many of the science, technology and engineering...

Flipping the classroom together—from 3,000 miles away

E-School News – Bridget McCrea “Who says you can only use the flipped teaching method in your own class or with other teachers in your school or district? Not Andrew Thomasson and Cheryl Morris, that’s for sure. For the last few years, this enterprising...