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Student Success: Supporting Articles Validating the need for Student Success, Part 1 of 5

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I have compiled for you, the following, credible, research driven, third party resources

My focus is research proven, individual, deep learning, transfer and application of must know information, that results in individual, sustained, performance improvement outcomes

Access each post on this page, as well as individual posts within each listed ***web category*** (The categories section is in the lower right column of each web page (each ***category*** has multiple posts; on the lower left of each page, click ‘older entries’ to access additional category pages)

Please shoot me an email if you have any questions. Tom ([email protected])


The Education Reform Challenge Question: What should we do to create a strong US education system that works for all, that improves student outcomes and enables our country to regain its leadership position in the field of education?

My Submitted, Proposed, Education Reform Solution; Your comments are encouraged

Most ed-tech startups suck! Here’s where they’re going wrong. Reynol Junco is a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University

Reimagining Learning: Richard Culatta Richard Culatta is the Deputy Director of the Office of Educational Technology at the US Department of Education

Fixing Schools Katherine Merseth of the Harvard Grad School of Ed

Learning Strategies in 2012+

Building Motivation, Instilling Grit: The Necessity of Mastery-Based, Digital Learning

Find out what the experts are suggesting for advanced, individual, deep, long term, learning, transfer and application

Education Reform: Compiled by Tom McDonald, McDonald Sales and Marketing, LLC

1. U.S. Education Spending and Performance vs. The World [INFOGRAPHIC]

2. U.S. schools making little progress in improving student achievement

3. Statistics on American K-12 Public Education

4. John Stossel’s ‘Stupid in America’

5. U.S. Education Statistics Compared to Other Countries

6. U.S. Education Spending Compared to Other Countries

7. If America Spends More Than Most Countries Per Student, Then Why Are Its Schools So Bad?

8. Education in the United States

9. U.S. Can Learn From Other Countries’ Education Systems

10. NEAP Writing Proficiency 2011

11. In 7 Young People Are Not Working Or In School: Measure Of America Study

12. Calif. Poised to Spotlight ELLs Stalled in Schools

13. Students’ science proficiency all over the map

14. ‘Advanced’ Students a Rarity in Science, NAEP Data Show

15. Reading Program Ineffective for Students

16. Despite Some Progress Made, Chicago Public Schools is Not Meeting the Needs of Students for College Readiness, Graduation Rates and Closing Achievement Gaps

17. Boosting the Nation’s Economy by Improving High School Drop Out Rates

18. America cannot afford the stiff price of a dropout nation

19. About the Crisis

20. U.S. Education System in Crisis and Endangering the Nation’s Global Competitiveness: U.S. has a Serious Education & Skills Gap

21. U.S. Students Ill-Prepared for Working World

22. U.S. Reforms Out of Sync With High-Performing Nations, Report Finds

23. Pressure for school reform is building

24. Learning Technology: Duncan Unveils Digital Promise Center

25. Why Kids Need Schools to Change

26. SAT reading scores hit a four-decade low

27. By the SAT Standard, Less Than Half of College-Bound Seniors Are Ready

28. Deep, Effective, Efficient, Learning, Transfer and Application

  • Cyber Education: The Role of Technology in Education Transformation
    • Jim Brazell presents why STEM (science, technology, engineering & Math), individual deep, long term, learning, transfer and application, is strategically important and makes a strong case for the need to integrate “college readiness” and “career readiness”
      • Audio ( 60 minutes+)
      • Supporting Power Point (148 slides to visually follow along to the audio)

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Tom McDonald, [email protected]; 608-788-5144; Skype: tsmw5752

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