A group of high-profile scientists spoke with students at the State of STEM event, encouraging young women in particular to pursue STEM careers.
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January 22, 2015
January 09, 2015
A college professor examines his experience in teaching economics to suggest ways that teachers can develop students' understanding so that they will be able to use their knowledge in the future.
January 08, 2015
A study by Scholastic finds that read-alouds and designated class time for independent reading are some of the strongest predictors of how frequently a child reads for fun.
January 08, 2015
Schools encourage students to get good grades, not to learn the knowledge and skills relevant to the disciplines, argues a graduate student and former English/language arts teacher.
December 12, 2014
An AskReddit post has gotten some interesting responses with the question, "Teachers of Reddit, what was the strangest encounter you've had with a student's parents?"
December 09, 2014
When developing learning environments that foster respect for religious diversity, it's important to address the experiences of religiously unaffiliated students.
December 02, 2014
Some of the same students who were chronically disruptive in one classroom, were attentive and engaged in another. The difference was the teacher and the teaching style employed.
November 28, 2014
In the second of two posts, writer and educator Kathleen Cushman outlines five additional ways to restructure classrooms to produce powerful learning experiences for all students.
November 25, 2014
In the first of two posts, writer Kathleen Cushman outlines lessons for restructuring classrooms to create powerful learning experiences for all students.
November 21, 2014
In her new book "The Teaching Brain," Vanessa Rodriguez discusses approaching teaching as an interaction, the five awarenesses of good teachers, and the downside to "quick fixes" based on brain science.