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Education Week's Liana Heitin Loewus sits down with Daniel Willingham, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, to talk about his new book, The Reading Mind.
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Playworks, a nonprofit working in 21 states, promotes structured recess, complete with designated staff that runs games and promotes leadership and conflict resolution for students.
May 13, 2017
The best professional development can inspire educators long after the program ends. But other activities sold as professional development end up falling far short of the mark. In this video, we share some humorous samples of what teachers told us were their worst PD experiences.
May 10, 2017
May 8 - 12 is Teacher Appreciation Week! Watch as Education Week staff members share their memories of educators that have made a lasting impact.
May 02, 2017
Wondering what was discussed at the nation's largest education research conference? Studies around science literacy and gifted English-language learners piqued the interest of Education Week's Elizabeth Rich and Sarah D. Sparks.
April 21, 2017
In this animated explainer video, Larry Ferlazzo, who writes the Education Week Teacher blog Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo, explains 'transfer of learning' and how it can be used in the classroom.
April 19, 2017
What do educators need to know about using Open Educational Resources? Find out in this short explainer video.