September 2, 2014

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Local News WDDE Class in session at the Community Education Building Lunching in a mahogany-paneled cafeteria where top MBNA and Bank of America executives once dined and enjoying recess in a sun-soaked 200-foot-long atrium, the students at Kuumba Academy and Academia Antonia Alonso are partaking of an educational experience unlike any other in Delaware, taking […]


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Personalized Learning 101: Competency Based Learning, Part III

Rachel Wiggans Chan

I’ve been blogging this summer as a participant in the Delaware Department of Education’s eLearning Delaware Personalized Learning 101 course. One of the topics covered in the course is competency-based learning (CBL). I’ve written about CBL here before, but wanted to share some additional resources that were part of the course, and also share one […]


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Congratulations to Delaware’s Charter School Performance Fund Awardees

Rachel Wiggans Chan

There was an exciting announcement from the Delaware Charter School Office last week: the awards for the state’s Charter School Performance Fund. Congratulations to the following awardees! Kuumba Academy Charter School: $425,000 for professional development and seat expansion expenses Early College High School: $165,000 for school start-up costs First State Montessori Academy: $165,000 for school […]


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Our Radical World

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The reflection is a guest blog post from Laurisa Schutt, a member of our Advisory Council, and Executive Director of Teach For America-Delaware.  James Foley died a horrific death this week in the Middle East where he had been missing since November, 2012. Foley was a journalist on the front lines, unafraid to expose the […]


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Update from iEducate Delaware Honoree Tameca Beckett

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This blog post was co-authored by 2013 iEducate Delaware Honoree Tameca Beckett, Youth Services Librarian at the Laurel Public Library. To learn about the 2014-15 year of iEducate Delaware, read this blog post.  Wow! So many wonderful things have been happening since I was awarded as a 2013 iEducate Delaware Honoree. The STEM program, “Get Your M.E.S.S. On!”, was made […]


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