Inductive learning is a teaching strategy that emphasizes the importance of developing a student's evidence-gathering and critical-thinking skills. By first presenting students with examples of how a particular concept i... More »

Inductive teaching gives children a broader platform for learning by utilizing strategies that allow the information to be absorbed by different parts of the brain. This includes categorizing, discussing, comparing lists... More »

Hilda Taba's theory of curriculum development is considered a more grassroots, inductive approach than other traditionalist models, such as Ralph Tyler's objectives model, or rational model, of curriculum design. Taba ad... More »

A philosophy statement by teachers typically includes a declaration of educational and student goals, teaching methods and style, methods of assessing learning, and an assessment of teaching. These are most commonly foun... More »

The 4-day school week can save school districts a substantial amount of money, but has demonstrated no improvement on student learning. It can also provide teachers with additional time for professional development. More »

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The purpose of an accelerated reading test is to evaluate a student's reading level to help choose supplemental lessons and readings appropriate for the student's level of learning. An accelerated reading test also tests... More »

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Benefits of the Odyssey program from Compass Learning include individual student assessment and learning paths, a variety of learning tools, alignment with education standards and 24/7 access. The program benefits teache... More »

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