The Orange County School District, Fla., was one of two recipients of the 2014 Broad Prize for overall performance and significant improvement in student academic achievement by historically disadvantaged populations—both low-income students and students of color—while reducing the achievement gap.
“Centralizing curriculum, assessment, and professional development have also been critical,” says Superintendent Barbara Jenkins.
Discover this district’s approach to identifying quality materials that truly aligned with the Common Core State Standards in Catherine Gewertz’s Education Week webinar.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Education Week and Gallup bring you:
A wide-ranging national perspective on the 2014 election results from a variety of demographic
A public-policy perspectives detailed analysis by Education Week’s political-reporting staff on education-specific results and implications
A panel discussion with political insiders and analysts, and
Special guest keynote presentation
Education Week Teacher’s Assistant Editor Ross Brenneman hosted a recent Twitter chat about instilling civic responsibility in students. Catch the highlights from his Storify and read the accompanying Education Week Teacher article “Funding Doesn’t Follow National Praise for Civic Education.”
Attention education leaders! How can you develop meaningful relationships with your school community? Four California principals encourage leaders to leave their office to get in classrooms and engage with students and teachers on Education Week Commentary’s opinion blog Finding Common Ground.
Now that you’ve read it, let it inspire you to get out of your offices and come to Washington this coming March! Join us at Leaders to Learn From 2015 where you’ll meet with more than 150 of the most influential education leaders from across America.
Celebrate the real heroes in K-12 education.
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Thursday, September 18 , 2014, at 2 p.m. ET
In this webinar, you’ll hear from a teacher about how her third graders use Chromebooks and Google Apps for Education. She will share her experience leading a pilot class for Classroom, a new tool coming this September.
Blended learning programs allow students to move at their own pace and receive personalized assistance from teachers when needed. However, when educators consider these programs for their district they often are unsure of where to start.
Find out how to integrate districtwide strategy, alignment, plan, implement, and review to bring blended learning programs to life during Fuel Education’s webinar on September 17, 2014, at 2 p.m. ET.
Teachers! “Don’t give up on them if they push you because they’re testing you.”
—Former at-risk student Kelsey Carroll-
How Can Educators Help At-Risk Students Develop Their Literacy Skills?
At-risk students are no less important than any other student.
Click the image above to read more about Kelsey Carroll.
And check out our Education Week webinar on "Helping At-Risk Students" to see how educators can boost literacy skills with this student population.
Education Week’s Caralee Adams; Deborah Bial, founder of The Posse Foundation; and Irving Epstein, professor of chemistry at Brandeis University, discuss the success stories of students who have participated in this organization and why it works.
Hear from two experts in literacy instruction as they discuss instructional methods for struggling readers, including universal design for learning, assistive technology, and differentiated instruction.
Leaders To Learn From 2015 is your chance to join more than 150 of the most influential education leaders from across America. Gather in one room and celebrate real heroes in K-12 education.