Tag: Common Core

A-List Education releases report on Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams

December 7th, 2012 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List Education releases report on Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams

New York, NY. A-List Education announced the release of their report “The Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and College Entrance Exams,” a comprehensive alignment report correlating both the SAT and ACT to the Common Core , including a general outline of the tests to provide context with a cross reference to facilitate … Continue reading “A-List Education releases report on Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and SAT/ ACT College Entrance Exams”

Arnie Duncan Addresses College Readiness and Common Core State Standards

September 27th, 2013 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Arnie Duncan Addresses College Readiness and Common Core State Standards

Watch U.S. Secretary of Education, Arnie Duncan, discuss College Readiness and Common Core State standards. A-List has produced a comprehensive alignment report correlating both the SAT and ACT to the Common Core State Standards for both ELA and Math including a general outline of the tests which provide context, and a cross reference to A-List … Continue reading “Arnie Duncan Addresses College Readiness and Common Core State Standards”

Common Core Standards: A Path to University Success by Scott Farber, Featured in Teach UAE Magazine

March 10th, 2015 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Common Core Standards: A Path to University Success by Scott Farber, Featured in Teach UAE Magazine

A-List President, Scott Farber, was published in the latest issue of Teach UAE Magazine! Check out his informative article on the Common Core, Common Core Standards: A Path to University Success, featured on page 30 of the online magazine or read the full article below. (We’re so pleased with A-List’s expansion into the Middle East and look forward to many more opportunities … Continue reading “Common Core Standards: A Path to University Success by Scott Farber, Featured in Teach UAE Magazine”

MENA Teacher Summit being held in October: Professional Development Conference for MENA’s American Curriculum Teachers & Administrators 

October 6th, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on MENA Teacher Summit being held in October: Professional Development Conference for MENA’s American Curriculum Teachers & Administrators 

Check out the official press release from our team in the Middle East DUBAI, UAE, September 27, 2016 – On Friday, October 7, and Saturday, October 8, MENA region American curriculum teachers and school leadership teams will convene at the Universal American School in Dubai. This regional event is a platform for teachers to engage … Continue reading “MENA Teacher Summit being held in October: Professional Development Conference for MENA’s American Curriculum Teachers & Administrators “

Upcoming Conference: MENA Teacher Summit

September 20th, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Upcoming Conference: MENA Teacher Summit

A-List is thrilled to have the opportunity to participate in the MENA Teacher Summit. An initiative of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) Connected Community in the GCC, the Teacher Summit seeks to improve teaching and learning and connect education professionals throughout the MENA region to the resources provided by ASCD.  The event is an … Continue reading “Upcoming Conference: MENA Teacher Summit”

Test Talk! with Gary Surman

May 4th, 2016 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Test Talk! with Gary Surman

A-List’s in-house math expert, Gary Surman double-majored in Mathematics and Physics at SUNY Geneseo and earned his Masters with honors in Mathematics from the University of Colorado. In addition to his extensive experience tutoring all levels of math (including at the university level), ELA, physics, and chemistry, Gary also analyzes standardized tests, writes curriculum, and trains tutors and teachers. He … Continue reading “Test Talk! with Gary Surman”

A-List to Present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s College and Career Readiness Standards Conference

June 5th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List to Present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s College and Career Readiness Standards Conference

BIG NEWS! A-List Education has been invited to present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s (SREB) 28th Annual Staff Development Conference in Nashville, Tennessee on July 16-19, 2014! The focus of the conference will be optional career pathways and changes in instruction and support that are necessary to adequately prepare students for college, advanced training, and the … Continue reading “A-List to Present at the Southern Regional Education Board’s College and Career Readiness Standards Conference”

The Common Core State Standards: One of the more controversial topics in US Education today

July 24th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on The Common Core State Standards: One of the more controversial topics in US Education today

The Common Core State Standards were adopted in 2009 by 48 states to formalize national standards. These included both college and career readiness standards as well as K-12 standards. Equalizing education is not a full-proof process but the Common Core has received negative evaluations from teachers, parents and students. The goal was academic consistency not … Continue reading “The Common Core State Standards: One of the more controversial topics in US Education today”

Metro New York Article, “Take Steps to Navigate Common Core” Features Scott Farber

February 4th, 2015 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Metro New York Article, “Take Steps to Navigate Common Core” Features Scott Farber

A-List President, Scott Farber, was recently featured in Lakshmi Gandhi’s Metro NY article Take Steps to Navigate Common Core (2/2/15). Scott shared his thoughts on the Common Core debate and how parents can be more in the know about what’s happening in the classroom. Other thoughts on the Common Core: The principles and aspirations behind the Common Core State … Continue reading “Metro New York Article, “Take Steps to Navigate Common Core” Features Scott Farber”

A-List Middle East: Presenting at the MENA (Middle East North Africa) Common Core Conference in Dubai

October 29th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on A-List Middle East: Presenting at the MENA (Middle East North Africa) Common Core Conference in Dubai

If you haven’t already heard, A-List has recently expanded to the Middle East opening an office in Dubai! Our team in the Middle East provides SAT/ACT bootcamps and small group tutoring to help international students gain admission to US colleges and universities. Scott Farber and the A-List Middle East team recently presented at the MENA (Middle … Continue reading “A-List Middle East: Presenting at the MENA (Middle East North Africa) Common Core Conference in Dubai”