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PSSA test windows extended because of the weather

The testing period for the PSSA math, reading and writing assessments has been extended to accommodate for instructional time lost because of the weather, according to the Pennslvania Department of Education.

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A visit to math class: Power Teaching at Shallow Brook Intermediate School

Lorraine Coombes uses a strategy called “Power Teaching” to get kids more engaged in math class.

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Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences offers opportunity for high school juniors

Pennsylvania’s Governor’s School for the Sciences at Carnegie Mellon will reopen for the summer 2013 season, according to a news release.

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It’s almost time for 2012 PSSA scores

Some districts might begin sharing preliminary PSSA information, but official results aren’t expected until the end of summer.

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Hersheypark to host Education Days, starting May 4

Anybody want to combine chocolate and learning? Hersheypark will host Education Days starting May 4. Here’s a look at the schedule, from a news release: May 4: Math Day – Students apply real-life situations to math concepts by doing activities … Continue reading

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South Eastern student wins regional MATHCOUNTS competition

A South Eastern Middle School Student won the 28th annual Lincoln Chapter MATHCOUNTS compeition on Saturday. The competition included 189 students from 31 schools in Lancaster, Lebanon, York and Adams Counties, according to a news release. Jacob McKnight, from South … Continue reading

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Second graders log in their answers with student response systems

Today, I visited Orendorf Elementary School in the Northeastern School District to see how second graders are using a student response system in class. Teachers Kristen O’Keefe and Shannon Oliver are using the systems, called Qwizdom, in their classes. It … Continue reading

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