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.
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February 28, 2017
There's now a classroom-friendly version of the sci-fi thriller novel, which many say is potentially a great STEM teaching tool.
February 24, 2017
The newest batch of K-12 textbook reviews from nonprofit EdReports.org has some bad news for at least one major publisher.
October 06, 2016
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute is publishing reviews, written by teachers, of free and low-cost digital tools that can supplement classroom curricula.
October 04, 2016
Keeping low-income, struggling schools up to date with textbooks can give a boost to reading and math performance.
August 30, 2016
After analyzing dozens of K-12 math textbooks—and determining that most of the major publishers were selling subpar common-core products—the curriculum review group EdReports.org has moved on to English/language arts materials.
July 12, 2016
A recent study found that giving middle school math teachers access to inquiry-based lesson plans and online support significantly improved student achievement--and benefited weaker teachers the most.
June 28, 2016
The curriculum review website EdReports.org released its first round of results for high school math textbooksand three of the major publishers performed quite poorly.
June 27, 2016
Amazon is launching a new platform with thousands of free lesson plans, activities, and other instructional materials for teachers.
June 08, 2016
The school board for the Portland, Ore., school system recently adopted a resolution saying it would stop using instructional materials that cast doubt on climate changea move that some national groups have labeled censorship.