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Lastly, and probably most genuinely, the authors propose that institutions enhance academic rigor and improve student learning in both subject-specific content and "generic competencies such as critical thinking, complex reasoning and written communication" (p.
Although the Partners in the Parks program has a core curriculum that includes lessons about the interrelationship between scientific disciplines, management issues, recreation, and stewardship, the most profound education some students receive lies beyond these core concepts in the benefits of experiential education, the academic rigor of which is more difficult to assess.
Polarity of both academic rigor and type of certification were sought through manipulations in the education and relevant experience sections of the resume.
"The greatest benefit is a curriculum that we can use across the schools, with academic rigor, and the ability to prepare the students for college" Grier said.
Section three, High School Information, was comprised of questions exploring basic academic information (i.e., GPA and class ranking) in addition to academic rigor offered and taken during high school.
Celebrating the Bernie campaign, judges from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) said: "In partnership with Cardiff University, SWFRS researched, planned and combined extraordinary creativity with academic rigor to achieve outstanding results.
Nearly 1.6 million students from this year's graduating class participated in the college-going process by taking the SAT, and their overall performance underscored the critical role that course-taking patterns and academic rigor play in college readiness.
The IB diploma programme is a rigorous, holistic, advanced two-year curriculum, for students ages 16 to 19, with focus on academic rigor and an international education perspective.
Academic rigor is not a new concept and has long been advocated as an important component of educational programs for gifted learners.
The IB Diploma Programme is a challenging two-year curriculum, primarily aimed at students aged 16 to 19 and incorporates the best elements of several educational systems with a focus on academic rigor and an international perspective.
Therefore, the first step in bringing about education reform is to provide academic rigor, vocational relevance and curricula relationships in programs that students see as real.
Combined with academic rigor, this experience extends outside the classroom and equips students for success and global citizenship beyond school.
We abandoned our narrow examination of grade distribution, focusing instead on academic rigor.
Another option for academic rigor, the dual enrollment program allows students to enroll in courses that count for both high school and college credit.
Several aspects of a professional military education (PME) approach, combining the academic rigor of graduate-level education with a professionally focused curriculum, can help local, state, and federal senior law enforcement managers become better prepared to carry out their responsibilities.
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