Dylan Wiliam on creating a school environment in which teachers are both motivated to continuously improve their practice and supported as they do so.
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September 11, 2014
September 03, 2014
A school board in Durham, N.C., will end its relationship with Teach For America. Board members were concerned about the program's short commitment requirement and recruit preparation.
August 27, 2014
An argument for training U.S. teachers to be skilled researchers in the classrooms.
August 21, 2014
A new report from NCEE calls for replacing the current system of test-based accountability with a system much more likely to result in improvements in student performance.
August 13, 2014
Continuing his series on education research, Marc Tucker argues that the United States should use industrial benchmarking to learn about the characteristics of effective education systems.
August 07, 2014
How is it possible that America has the largest educational research establishment in the world yet mediocre student achievement compared to the top performing countries?
August 05, 2014
Requiring some Head Start providers to recompete for federal funding has been difficult, but will ultimately strengthen the program, says acting director Ann Linehan in a wide-ranging interview.
July 25, 2014
Marc Tucker interviews outgoing NEA President Dennis Van Roekel about his career and how teaching and teachers' unions have changed.
July 09, 2014
How the reading strategy debate in New York City underscores the importance of developing highly competent teachers with good leadership skills.
July 02, 2014
Test-based accountability forces teachers to abandon their interest in helping students develop many of the qualities that will actually help them succeed in workplace and life.