By asking students to "fake it," teachers of writing can help motivate students to succeed, writes Rafael Heller of Jobs for the Future.
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In contrast to traditional "summer school" classes in July and August at Summit Public Schools inspire learning and growth for students and adults alike.
April 27, 2015
Rather than focus on students' perseverance, schools should create environments students want to attend and work hard in, argues Jal Mehta.
April 22, 2015
Examples of high-quality student work can inspire students to produce their own high-quality work.
March 12, 2015
Diverse gifts and talents emerge when students engage in deeper learning, argues the director of High Tech Middle Chula Vista.
January 08, 2015
Schools encourage students to get good grades, not to learn the knowledge and skills relevant to the disciplines, argues a graduate student and former English/language arts teacher.
November 28, 2014
In the second of two posts, writer and educator Kathleen Cushman outlines five additional ways to restructure classrooms to produce powerful learning experiences for all students.
November 25, 2014
In the first of two posts, writer Kathleen Cushman outlines lessons for restructuring classrooms to create powerful learning experiences for all students.
November 10, 2014
What will it take to transform classrooms filled with teacher talk to classrooms in which students produce things that matter?
November 06, 2014
A Massachusetts Expeditionary Learning high school has made students intellectually courageous--and successful--by making college the expectation for every student.