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February 26, 2019

How Five District Leaders Reshaped Their Schools' Curricula

Five of the nine district-level educators named as Leaders to Learn From this year were singled out for their work in rethinking what's taught in schools.

November 19, 2018

What Works for Teacher Math Coaching? A First Attempt to Find Out

There's a dearth of research on teacher-coaching models in math. So two researchers developed one, and tested it.

August 09, 2018

A Multimillion Grant to Repurpose Recess

Thanks to a $4.5 million grant, the nonprofit Playworks will expand opportunities for purposeful play to more than 130,000 kids in 350 schools in southeast Michigan and western New York.

December 15, 2017

A Novel Way to Improve Teacher Prep: Give Teachers Better Curriculum

Other countries put curriculum at the center of how they train teachers. Why doesn't the United States?

September 12, 2017

Why 'Learning Styles' and Other Education Neuromyths Won't Go Away

Exposure to neuroscience can help dispel—but doesn't eliminate—beliefs in neuromyths among educators and the general public, a study finds.

June 12, 2017

Q&A: 'The Writing Revolution' Encourages Focus on Crafting Good Sentences

Students need explicit instruction in how to use appositives, dependent clauses, and conjunctions, among other grammatical devices, says the author of a new book on teaching writing.

March 03, 2017

Math Teachers' Group Names New Executive Director

Ken Krehbiel, who has been serving as acting executive director for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics since October 2016, has been selected as the organization's new executive director.

March 02, 2017

Website Rates Reading and Math Programs Based on ESSA Criteria

A new website geared toward school administrators rates instructional programs for K-12 reading and math based on the effectiveness criteria laid out in the new federal education law.

November 23, 2016

Poet Laureate Partners With Chicago Public School Teachers

U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and the Library of Congress, will meet with 9th grade English teachers in Chicago Public Schools to revamp poetry instruction.

October 07, 2016

Video: New STEM Teachers Learn at the Museum

As part of a special report on ways to support new teachers, the Ed Week video team examined a program for first- and second-year science educators held at San Francisco's hallowed Exploratorium.

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