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Lobato 8/16: Preschool report card | EdNewsColorado

Lobato 8/16: Preschool report card | EdNewsColorado

Lobato 8/16: Preschool report card

The Colorado Preschool Program is underfunded, sets low qualifications for teachers and doesn’t reach enough children, Rutgers University Professor Steven Barnett testified during the Lobato v. State school funding trial Tuesday.

Lobato v. State illustrationBarnett, co-director of the National Institute for Early Education Research, testified as an expert witness for the two groups of plaintiffs who are suing the state,

Education Week Teacher Larry Ferlazzo: Five Questions That Will Improve Your Teaching

Education Week Teacher: Five Questions That Will Improve Your Teaching

Five Questions That Will Improve Your Teaching

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It's not hard to find checklists that are supposed to make it easy to improve schools and classroom instruction. What's difficult is locating checklists that you can remember and that are actually useful, as I've written about before.

My own list—while not necessarily easy to implement—is easy to remember. And it has served my students and me well. Maybe that's because my list focuses on questions rather than tips.

"Will what I am about to do or say bring me closer to the person with whom I am communicating—or will it push me further away?"

I've borrowed this question from Marvin Marshall, a well-known

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Innovator: Carnegie Mellon's Richard McCullough

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Timothy D. Slekar: Scapegoating Schools of Education

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You Can't Waive The Reality Of Our Public Schools

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South Siders Revive Fight For U Of C Trauma Center (VIDEO)

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Top Tabloid Editors Endorsed Hacking, Letter Says

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Who Is More Qualified Than Ruben Brosbe?

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Harold McGraw III - The McGraw

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After angering parents, Netflix focuses on kids

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Warren Buffet signals successor has been chosen

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Your Amazing Brain -- National Geographic Kids

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Mama Bears Don’t Like Mold « MomsRising Blog

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Facebook: enemigo del aprendizaje - Univision Vida y Familia

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