Tagged: Common Core

News Roundtable: May 16, 2014

OPB | May 16, 2014 12:06 p.m.

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Professor Yong Zhao On How To Educate Globally Competitive Students

OPB | Oct. 01, 2013 12:30 p.m.

We'll talk with University of Oregon education professor, Yong Zhao, about how schools could be educating students to be creative and innovative thinkers.

Understanding the Common Core

OPB | Sept. 16, 2013 12:06 p.m.

The new Common Core standards will raise academic expectations for standardized testing significantly.

Should Students Be Reading Less Fiction?

Jan. 18, 2013 12:40 p.m.

There's a movement in schools across the country to emphasize non-ficiton, or "informational texts," in students' education. 

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