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Hispanic Serving Institutions develop educators

05.20.15 | 0 Comments

By Francisco Ramos, Andrés Castro Samayoa, Alice Ginsberg, and Marybeth Gasman

According to the U.S. Census, the United States will be a “minority-majority” country in 2050. As the ethnic and racial composition of students in U.S. higher education continues to diversify, it is critical that we take a moment to ... Read More

Conversations on the Common Core

05.11.15 | 0 Comments

Tonight, my husband remarked on something he read on a Facebook post about the Common Core when my daughter was explaining her math homework. She blurted out, “It isn’t Common Core. It is practice!”

“How apropos,” I said to myself. This perspective is exactly what I needed to support my ... Read More

Breaking through concrete

05.06.15 | 0 Comments

By Anindya Kundu

If you’re watching the NBA playoffs, by now you’ve seen the Derrick Rose “Just a Kid” commercial. The metaphor in the ad is about a rose that grew from concrete. The narration comes from a poem by Tupac Shakur. He triumphantly states that instead of focusing on ... Read More

What’s going on?

03.10.15 | 0 Comments | ,
Kids need help communicating about what happens at school each day.... Read More

“There you go again”

03.05.15 | 0 Comments | ,
Proposed new rules on teacher preparation will create more problems than they solve.... Read More

Now is the time for project-based learning

03.03.15 | 0 Comments | ,
People seem to be built for project-based learning. So why aren't we doing more of it?... Read More

Boosting the number of male teachers of color

02.24.15 | 0 Comments | , ,
Minority-serving institutions play a key role in boosting the number of male teachers of color.... Read More

Bilingual education and the role of minority-serving institutions

12.04.14 | 0 Comments | ,
teacher education and certification programs are at the core of improving bilingual education.... Read More

What matters is what’s measured — not who measures it

12.02.14 | 0 Comments | ,
The PISA exam results convey useful information to national-level policy makers — but may not be so helpful to individual schools.... Read More

John Goodlad remembered

12.01.14 | 0 Comments
John Goodlad, 94, died Nov. 29 in Seattle, Washington.... Read More

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