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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May 28, 2015
May 21, 2015
In contrast to traditional "summer school" classes in July and August at Summit Public Schools inspire learning and growth for students and adults alike.
May 15, 2015
A new study says that fidgeting may actually help students with ADHD learn better and stay alert in the classroom.
May 12, 2015
The Common Core State Standard require students to conduct original research. Here are resources and project ideas to help!
May 06, 2015
As educators, we can help students navigate racial trauma by providing safe spaces for honest conversations about their stressful experiences related to race.
May 01, 2015
The Onion has some issues with a budding rocket scientist, retiring teachers pop up in a web comic, and McSweeney's talks about the common core.
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.
April 14, 2015
A new study suggests that students could learn better by sharing iPads than in 1-to-1 programs, especially in early grades.
April 07, 2015
A new report finds that simple factors like classroom lighting and use of color can have a significant impact on student performance.