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Debbie Cruger-Hansen, a 4th grade teacher at Mira Vista School in Richmond, Calif., integrates the teaching of technical skills such as keyboarding and online searching into regular lessons.
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Common-Core Testing Drives 'Tech Prep' Priorities

As most states shift their required tests to computers, teachers are discovering that their students are missing key technical skills to show what they know. (May 15, 2015)

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Crucial for assuring that school inclusion takes place for students with disabilities, these workers have long been left out of the loop on professional development.
October 6, 2015 - Education Week
Schools are revamping traditional back-to-school nights to enlist parents' help in ensuring that their children master key academic skills.
September 29, 2015 - Education Week
As platforms evolve, more school districts are using video in professional development to boost teacher collaboration and refine classroom practice.
September 28, 2015 - Education Week
An initiative in the nation's capital aims to give select teachers more time to work with colleagues.
September 28, 2015 - Education Week
Kathryn Parker Boudett, co-author of Meeting Wise: Making the Most of Collaborative Time for Educators, offers ideas on what makes school-based meetings work well—and why they often don't.
September 28, 2015 - Education Week
Once a ubiquitous course requirement that nearly all aspiring teachers took, the history of education seems to be going the way of land-line phones, floppy disks, and shorthand.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
Adams 14 in Colorado is among thousands of districts nationwide that are trying to root out discriminatory practices that can harm students' development.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
Some providers warn they would have to drop children from the federal early-education program because of a lack of facilities or teachers.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
Teachers need training to help students transition back to school after psychiatric illness, writes Laura C. Murray.
August 18, 2015 - Education Week
A new study by the advocacy group TNTP finds that PD activities don’t seem to factor into why some teachers get better while others don’t.
August 18, 2015 - Education Week

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