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Claremont Academy awarded state Innovation Schools Fellowship

By Jane Salerno

In partnership with Clark University, city high school will focus on college readiness Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick presented an Innovation Schools Fellowship grant to the Claremont Academy, a high school at 15 Claremont Street in Worcester, on May 9. Principal Ricci Hall ('97, M.A.Ed. '98) led Patrick, Secretary of Education Matthew Malone, and several... »

Adam Institute hosts Urban Teacher Educator Conference

By Melissa Lynch

Clark University’s Adam Institute for Urban Teaching and School Practice hosted the seventh annual meeting of the Urban Teacher Education Consortium, March 5-7. In attendance were more than 50 participants from colleges and universities from the Northeast, Midwest and California. The consortium was coordinated by the Adam Institute, the University of Chicago Urban Teacher... »

Clark and city schools partner to lead $1.1M project for excellence in science/math teaching

By Jane Salerno

Clark University has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) totaling $1.1 million to support an extensive new project to further teaching excellence in science and math. The Clark Science-Math Teaching and Education Partnership (C-STEP) project, led by Clark University in partnership with the Worcester Public Schools, integrates the expertise of... »

Clark University scholar-educator’s new book guides teachers in collaborative learning

By Jane Salerno

How can teachers make room in their busy working lives to develop their practice together? The answer may be waiting right within their classrooms, or in a colleague’s just down the hall. In “Teacher Rounds: A Guide to Collaborative Learning in and From Practice” (Sage Publications May 2013), Thomas Del Prete, director of the... »