This panel, part of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute's "International Lessons about National Standards" conference, featured Dane Linn of the National Governors Association and Gene Wilhoit of the Council of Chief State School Officers. They discussed their joint proposal to achieve national standards in the United States. Fordham VP of National Programs and Policy Mike Petrilli moderated.+ More details
To help prime the Innovation Lab Network's discussion of how to define and support college and career readiness, we use Wordle and Prezi to highlight common themes across international education goal frameworks. We also show common foundational skills across 20 industries by analyzing competency models created by U.S. industry leaders and the Department of Labor. Lastly, we tour the reported competency domains into which the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) will be expanded. Created by the Council of Chief State School Officers, January 2012.+ More details
This short video highlights the accomplishments and ongoing successes of the Manchester School of Technology (MST), a career and technical high school located in Manchester, New Hampshire. MST is part of the Council of Chief State School Officer’s Innovation Lab Network and has recently moved from a 2 year technical school to a 4 year, comprehensive high school. Students demonstrate mastery through various performance based projects related to their field of study that are supported by of rigorous set academic standards. Upon graduation, students are uniquely positioned to enter into college, a career, or both. Video Acknowledgements: School Improvement Network+ More details
This 4 minute tutorial will guide you through various ways to customize how you receive notifications of new activity from the Innovation Lab Network's collaborative space on Yammer.com. Examples of settings include receiving daily or weekly e-mail digests of activity, receive notice when someone sends you a personal message, and the ability to follow specific groups or conversations.+ More details
"InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards" is a new book by the Council of Chief State School Officers released on the LumiBook platform, free to all educators. The LumiBook outlines strategies for implementing the InTASC Standards in the classroom to support teachers as they improve their teaching practices. To get access to "InTASC Model Core Teaching Standards" or to learn more about the LumiBook platform, visit: http://lumibook.com/intasc.php+ More details
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