How the widespread use of cheap, multiple-choice tests in the United States prevents teachers from benefiting from one of the best forms of professional development in the field.
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June 04, 2015
May 29, 2015
The teacher policy and recruitment group TNTP has announced the four winners of its annual Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice.
May 26, 2015
Jason Lange, CEO and co-founder of Bloomboard, shares questions for principals and administrators to trigger conversations before the academic year ends, to keep staff engaged in creating the best learning environments. Feedback and the reflection process play an essential role in improvements for the following academic year.
May 19, 2015
For more students to experience powerful learning, we need to create development pathways that allow school and district leaders to benefit from the same blended, competency-based, and deeper learning experiences they seek to create for students.
May 18, 2015
In a new set of essays, experts examine how to use technology, school finance, and professional development to help such schools.
May 17, 2015
Many educational initiatives often start out with a clear set of practices in mind, but often fail. Perhaps disciplined collaboration will help change that.
May 13, 2015
A new survey of teacher working conditions finds teachers frustrated by a lack of quality professional development and negative media portrayals.
May 05, 2015
Improved practice and achievement involves feedback, motivation, coaching, support and belief in the impact principals can have on teachers and teachers on their students.
May 03, 2015
The system and structures that need to change are not just in education.
May 01, 2015
Immigrants account for 18 percent of the early-childhood workforce, a slightly higher percentage than are represented in the workforce at large, a new report says.