True knowledge is created when facts call students' beliefs and understanding into question, says Jal Mehta.
At one Expeditionary Learning elementary school, a new approach to teaching math.
Teachers doing math is the key to building better teaching of math at one Expeditionary Learning middle school.
Integrating standards with project-based learning at Capital City charter school.
A recent summit meeting on assessment held in Virginia by Jobs for the Future suggests that that state may have solved some of the political challenges that have held back the advance of performance assessment.
Teachers at High Tech Elementary Chula Vista use Improvement Science to develop tools to make children's thinking visible.
A mathematics teacher at High Tech High describes how project-based learning can work effectively in math classrooms.
An experience of project-based learning--and reflecting on it--helped teachers at High Tech High understand not only the what and how of the project, but also the why.
The Buck Institute for Education is launching en effort to develop guidelines for effective project-based learning.
New studies confirm the importance of teacher collaboration and the role of school leadership in fostering it.