While it is well established that many factors can increase student performance, the most important factor is the quality of the classroom teacher.
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May 22, 2016
May 15, 2016
What questions accompany the decisions that are made every day and might make the answers more long lived?
May 12, 2016
In reality, the possibilities for meaningful, ethical leadership are greater than the alternatives of comply or defy.
May 05, 2016
Our value about the use of time, expecting almost all of it as scheduled as teaching time, runs counter to the current need to change the way teaching and learning take place.
April 26, 2016
STEM, now a catchword, when viewed as a reason for shifting the way teaching and learning takes place, includes the arts, the humanities, and yes, physical education.
April 21, 2016
The successful evolution of an educator only happens when they do what's best for kids, infuse instructionally sound methods, and commit to improving on a consistent basis.
April 19, 2016
The love expressed by Americans for their community schools is the educational sweet spot for community and parental involvement and investment on the local level.
April 10, 2016
Spring testing season has arrived and, the tug of war about the tests continues. The charges made against the tests, in general, boil down to 6 essentials.
April 05, 2016
Today's schools need leadership to exist throughout the organization. Today's school leaders know all too well, they cannot lead all on their own.
April 03, 2016
Evaluations will be part of the educational process for children and the adults who learn and work in our schools for the foreseeable future. But, the system ought not rely on the evaluations to motivate.