Parental involvement involves a delicate balance between parents and schools because both parties are at risk of sending mixed messages without truly listening to one another.


Educators need to step outside the political debate to see the positive side to the Common Core State Standards


Do educators and administrators really encourage all types of diversity or do they really prefer it not be prevalent in schools?


Principals are known for discipline and not always known for the positive impact they can have on students and staff, and that needs to change.


Using social media to engage in global conversations can open up our worlds and the worlds of our students.


Although we learn a lot in high school, we don't have to be defined by who we were when we were there.


If you think kids don't take risks you have never been out on an elementary school playground during recess.


U.K. Education Secretary Michael Gove pushes for increased high stakes testing and more rote learning.


When teachers quit education is not just losing exceptional teachers, we are at risk of helping policymakers maintain accountability measures that are harmful for kids.


Today's blog is written by an outstanding fifth grade teacher in upstate, N.Y. named Brian Rhode. I should know...because I'm his principal. This research shows that some children exhibit reading and writing behaviors in the informal setting of home and community long before they start formal school instruction. -Patrick Finn What happens when you do not fit in? What happens when assumptions made about people and professional teachers do not apply to you? What happens when you cannot afford to search for alternative options for your children's education? What are you supposed to do when you would not ...


The opinions expressed in Peter DeWitt's Finding Common Ground are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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