Did you know that hunger is still an issue for some in Durham? At the end of September eight MI employees volunteered their time to appear in a video promoting Neighbors Feeding Neighbors, an organization that helps fight hunger.
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has funded a partnership between Josh Wilson and Charles MacArthur, faculty in the University of Delaware School of Education, and Gaysha Beard, supervisor of English language arts (ELA) at Delaware’s Red Clay Consolidated School District.
MI partners with Kids Voting by designing the ballots and providing a scanner to count the ballots. Over the course of 19 elections we’ve tabulated over 150,000 student ballots. MI is proud to support Kids Voting!
The PEG Writing team is always excited to hear from our users and learn more about how they are using PEG Writing in the classroom. We like to feature examples of student and teacher work in our PEG Writing in the Classroom posts. In these posts, we will recognize teachers who have shown an active engagement with PEG Writing and who have encouraged their students to go above and beyond with the program.
Recently, a group of dairy workers won a court battle and were awarded overtime pay due solely to the fact that their overtime guidelines did not include an Oxford comma.
February is Black History Month. To help you celebrate, we've compiled a list of writing and reading resources.
Welcome to 2017! It's customary around this time of year for many people to make resolutions for the year to come. They resolve to lose the weight, take up a hobby, finish that project that's been gathering dust in the corner, or learn a new skill. In light of these goals, we say, why not learn to write?
DURHAM, NC – November 2, 2016 – Measurement Incorporated® (MI®) recently announced its return to office space in Durham’s Northgate Mall in Suite 235. The additional work space signals growth and expansion for the educational assessment firm founded in Durham more than 30 years ago.
Sometimes it seems crazy to be a writer. I sit in front of a computer for hours at a time, all by myself (well, except for Twitter friends, my cat, and the occasional coffee shop barista). It takes months to write one novel, and there’s no guarantee the novel will ever be published. In fact, I have spent years working on several manuscripts that will never be published. I’ve been rejected hundreds of times. I’ve given up sleep and social events to meet deadlines. I’ve battled writer’s block (and lost, badly).