Pedagogy

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Columbia Teachers College Study is Broad and Subjective

Mar 05, 2014 by Marilee Turscak |

The Columbia Teachers College's new study, College Educational Quality, aims to assess academic quality in higher education. The research methods, however, merit much questioning.

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Common Core State Standards:  Above and Beyond

Oct 10, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young concludes his series on CCSS by emphasizing why K-12 education is in need of a complete overhaul.

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Common Core State Standards: Teacher Training and Pedagogy

Oct 03, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young describes the measures necessary to prepare new teachers for CCSS.

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Common Core State Standards: Schools of Education

Sep 26, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the serious inadequacy of education schools in preparing teachers for the K-12 classroom.

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Common Core State Standards: Instructional Materials

Sep 12, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses the type of instructional materials necessary to improve K-12 educational outcomes.

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Common Core State Standards: Cogs for the Economic Machine

Aug 29, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the ongoing debate over CCSS, and addresses the arguments of some prominent critics.

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Common Core State Standards: College and Career Readiness

Aug 22, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses the serious decline in literacy and quantitative skills among students currently entering college.

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Common Core State Standards: Mathematics Proficiency

Aug 15, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses CCSS proposals for revitalizing K‒12 mathematics education.

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Common Core State Standards: The Gettysburg Address

Aug 08, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the proposed CCSS approach to reading and textual analysis.

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Common Core State Standards: Nonfiction Versus Fiction

Aug 01, 2013 by William H. Young |

Wiliam Young examines the controversy over CCSS proposals for K‒12 reading content.

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Common Core State Standards: A National Curriculum?

Jul 25, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young examines the debate over the impact of CCSS for states.

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Common Core State Standards: The Knowledge Curriculum

Jul 18, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young discusses proposals to base K-12 education on knowledge, rather than "skills."

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Common Core State Standards: Our Literacy Problem

Jul 04, 2013 by William H. Young |

William Young analyzes the sharp decline in reading proficiency among both high school and college students.

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The Common Core: Better Than the Old Standards

Jul 01, 2013 by Peter Machera |

Peter Machera compares the Common Core State Standards to the "education standards of old."

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Smartness Is Nothing but False and Oppressive

May 31, 2013 by George Leef |

Why smart people are oppressive, rather than smart.

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