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Mary Benson McMullen is a professor of early childhood education, the coordinator of the doctoral program in curriculum studies and the co-director of the infant and toddler specialists at Indiana University-Bloomington.…Continue
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Beth Graue, a former kindergarten teacher, is a professor of early childhood education and the associate director of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the University of Wisconsin Madison.
Changing the kindergarten entrance age or…
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Jerlean Daniel, a child care center director for 18 years, is the executive director of theNational Association for the Education of Young Children.
Regardless of whether the cutoff date for children to enter…
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Hermine H. Marshall was coordinator of the early childhood education and master’s degree programs at San Francisco State University, where she is professor emerita.
Belief in matching age with grade is based on an outdated assumption that children’s development proceeds automatically with the passage of time. But in…
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Robert C. Pianta is the dean of the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education. He advises federal and state agencies on early education.
I receive more calls from reporters, parents, school board members and state officials…
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How to Pay Teachers
by Tom Vander Ark
Summit Prep, a model high school south of San Francisco, has the smartest teacher development and compensation system I've seen -- and they are part of a coherent school model I wrote about last week. It's primarily a skill-based system that is focused on what teacher's need to know and be able to do to accelerate student achievement. It is closely linked to the most extensive professional development program I've…Continue
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This was written by Carol C. Burris and Kevin Welner. Burris is the principal of …
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