As we stand at the Common Core buffet of reading, there seems to be a risk that we are going to force students to binge just for a better grade on a test, when we should be teaching them to try everything from the menu to help prepare them for their future.
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Is the U.S.'s obsession with sports hurt our academic standing around the world?
September 29, 2013
Class size does matter for teachers and students, but only if the instruction used in the small class size is different from those instructional practices used in a large one.
September 02, 2013
Teachers have five minutes to engage students, and Mark Barnes and Pernille Ripp offer great examples on how educators can do that.
August 29, 2013
Corwin Press announced that they are bring John Hattie's Visible Learning to North America and schools should pay attention because this is not about school reform, it's about school transformation.
July 16, 2013
The ASCD Whole Child approach as our model and not the heavy-handed approach that some of our state education departments are taking under the guidance of the USDOE.
July 10, 2013
Third grade teacher Melissa Weatherwax knows a thing or two about technology and she offers educators a glimpse into what she uses in her classroom.
May 23, 2013
When it comes to school climate, creating a plan is easy but following through is hard.
April 27, 2013
When it comes to social media, teenagers look at privacy in very different ways than the adults around them.
March 12, 2013
Textbooks have long been a staple in the American Public Education System but it doesn't mean they should still be a part of it.