Teachers need to determine student readiness before beginning lessons. As Tomlinson stated, when students do not have the requisite readiness, teachers need to provide adequate supports and scaffolding that allow students to progress up to learning the state standards. This does not mean “dumbing-down” the curriculum. It means providing scaffolding that supports...
Education has been a political issue for ages, but it has been impacted by politics because most people who argue over education as policy are not education experts. People have been brought in to run the department of education even though they have no substantive experience, and there are people...
Over 50% of the United States population thinks that the United States education system and what children learn in school should be standardized across the entire board, that is to a certain extent. They also believe that people should still have the right to homeschool their child or children if...
In contemporary society, education may be a critical driving force. Good education has the power to nature both intellect and curiosity. Such education can immediately impact a child’s life the moment he/she steps into a classroom. China currently has the largest population on the planet. The country offers its population...
The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Year-Round Schooling Year-Round Schooling Year-round schooling is mandatory in the United States. The school operates for 180 days, with short breaks. Students usually attend school for 45 days, then have fifteen days off. This is different than the traditional summer break. There are both advantages and...
When you're talk about education in the US, it's impossible not to mention Common Core. Implemented in 2010, this new set of educational standards was designed to create consistent math and English learning objectives across the nation, and as a result, improve the education of American youth. The good news...
Educators are getting many things right, and they need to be given credit for the things that they are doing well. There are many people who are wondering what they can do to support teachers, and there are some people who need to learn how the teachers in their local...
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