Real learning takes care and precision as well as passionate interest.
Letting students "make stuff" combines the challenge and engagement of video games with tangible deeper learning.
States must shed the stratified and outmoded education system in order to enable all students to develop the competencies they need to succeed.
Personalization can close the gap between achievement for affluent and low-income students.
Will states' decisions on testing result in better tests? Maybe not, research suggests.
The field tests have provoked enthusiasm and anxiety, but they can point to better testing in 2015.
A new NAEP Test might encourage more schools to address a critical competency.
A deeper look at the findings from the assessment shows the relationship between instruction and student performance.
Too few high school seniors can interpret a text or develop a math formula.
By completing and defending a portfolio, seniors work harder in their last semester than they do all four years in high school.