Preschoolers whose parents received text messages offering reading tips showed literacy gains, according to a study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research this month.
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November 20, 2014
November 10, 2014
Toddlers who have a low vocabulary compared to their peers or cognitive delays are at higher risk of struggling with math when they are 4 or 5, according to recent research.
October 31, 2014
After enacting changes to literacy instruction and fiscal transparency, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, is seeking re-election against former congressman Bob Beauprez, the Republican nominee.
October 29, 2014
Governors should take steps to improve early-childhood mathematics education, including raising the bar for states' early-learning guidelines and promoting changes in teacher-preparation programs, according to a recent paper.
September 28, 2014
Students learn best when given opportunities to discover or experience concepts before teachers define them.
September 23, 2014
Newsela, a startup that offers news articles written at various reading levels, raised $4.1 million from investors in a Series A round.
September 18, 2014
Marc Tucker responds to Diane Ravitch and Anthony Cody and their critique of the report "Fixing Our National Accountability System."
September 05, 2014
BookMarks attends the Letters About Literature awards at the National Book Festival.
July 10, 2014
The new schools chancellor in New York City is advocating teachers use the once-mandated citywide but since questioned (discredited, by some accounts) approach to reading instruction known as "balanced literacy."
July 09, 2014
How the reading strategy debate in New York City underscores the importance of developing highly competent teachers with good leadership skills.