Project-based learning may be an increasingly popular instructional strategy, but experts say teachers are too often not given the supports they need to make it work.
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A recent survey finds that teachers say the common-core standards have led them to focus more on teaching writing than they have in the past, and yet they haven't gotten the proper training to do so.
June 23, 2016
Elementary and middle school math teachers have mixed feelings on the Common Core State Standards, saying both that they set unrealistic expectations and will have long-term benefits, according to the results of a survey.
June 20, 2016
U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. called on schools to help foster "making"or hands-on creating, building, and tinkeringby giving students space for that sort of innovation.
April 21, 2016
In a new paper, Stanford professor Jo Boaler argues that math teachers should use more visual approaches in their classrooms, including encouraging students to use their fingers to count and represent quantities.
March 25, 2016
An administrator with Durham Public Schools plans more than 100 virtual field trips each year that take her district's elementary school students to places they could never afford to go to otherwise.
October 13, 2015
Want to see teachers using the common science standards in their classrooms? Check out these new Teaching Channel videos.
January 06, 2015
States are increasingly targeting teachers, rather than students, in their bid to boost 3rd grade reading-proficiency levels.
October 30, 2014
As schools and districts struggle to find good-quality curriculum aligned to the common core, they're turning most often to their own teachers for those instructional materials, a new survey shows.
October 06, 2014
Teachers and academic scholars are debating ways to interpret, and teach, the text-complexity expectations of the Common Core State Standards.