The School of Education newsroom contains news items about the people, work, and activities of the school as well as providing news items of interest to professional educators working in K-12 schools.
|05/21/2010 - National Teaching Standards Progress
Education Week reports that the effort to develop common standards for teachers is turning to the question of how to get them in the classroom.
|05/21/2010 - Ravitch, SOE Commencement Speaker, Blasts Obama
Diane Ravitch, a former Bush administration official and advocate for greater competition accountability in schools, has published a new bood titled, The Death and Life of the Great American School System.
|05/14/2010 - MAT Grad Win Baltimore City 2010 Teacher of the Year
Brian Rainville, 2008 MAT graduate, was named the 2010 Baltimore City Teacher of the Year.
|05/12/2010 - Diane Ravitch to Speak at School of Education Diploma Ceremony
Diane Ravitch, research professor of education at New York University and bestselling author, will be this year’s commencement speaker at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education.
|05/11/2010 - Summit Look at Attention and Learning
Multitasking, ADHD, and optimal study times were among the topics as scientists and educators shared their expertise during the “Attention and Engagement in Learning” summit this week in Baltimore.
|05/03/2010 - Quality of Instruction Matters Most to English Language Learners
A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Research and Reform in Education could change the way schools in the United States teach non-native speakers to read and speak in English.
|04/20/2010 - New Teaching Standards Proposed
Maryland officials are considering adopting new national standards for teachers that will overhaul what is taught from kindergarten through grade 12.
|04/13/2010 - MD's Race to Top Application Includes Teacher Evaluation
Maryland school offficials are preparing to submit an application for Race to the Top funds.
|04/13/2010 - Evaluating Teacher Education Programs
In this opinion piece by Professor William Proefriedt of the school of education at Queens College, he discusses the connection between teacher education programs and student achievement.
|04/12/2010 - Teachers Make A Difference in Closing Achievement Gap
An article in the Washington Post discusses the importance of good teaching in closing the achievement gap.
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