A recent report calls for deeper integration of educator effectiveness, Common Core standards, and professional learning. Joellen Killion explores how to weave these three components together.
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November 21, 2013
November 11, 2013
On average, disadvantaged students don't get the same quality of instruction as their more affluent peers, a study shows.
November 07, 2013
Effective elementary teachers who transferred to low-achieving schools boosted students' scores, according to a randomized experiment. But many eligible teachers did not want to move despite financial rewards.
August 12, 2013
Ask a teacher in a high-poverty school to name their challenges and near the top of the list will be disruptive kids and students not ready to learn.
July 19, 2013
Tampa area districts serve more than 300,000 students but don't get much national attention.
April 29, 2013
Novice and minority teachers tended to be assigned the lowest-achieving students in their schools, according to a new research study.
April 28, 2013
Technology turned the tables on us. We are prisoners of our children's generation far more than they are prisoners of ours. Even if we sometimes smirk when we see kids struggle with technology, our students really are digital natives in ways that we can never be, even we who have been eager early adopters of anything subject to Moore's Law.
February 14, 2013
Guest blog By Stephen Sawchuk. Cross-posted from Teacher Beat. The recommendations in the final Measures of Effective Teaching work products may not be supported by the project's hard data, the National Education Policy Center contends in a review of the MET project. The review, released last week...
January 31, 2013
Two scholars examine findings from the big Gates Foundation-backed study of teaching.
December 31, 2012
Education researchers often worry that their work never catches the attention of policymakers and educators in the field, but in 2012, research has been in the spotlight—and occasionally on the hot seat.