Rukmini Banerji and Madhav Chavan offer a compelling case for the use of literacy and numeracy assessments as tools to understand progress and gaps in student learning in India.
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October 24, 2013
October 23, 2013
A state chief asked for a list of things that his state should try. With help from Eric Smith of Chiefs for Change, here's a list of the top ten list of things every state should do now:
October 18, 2013
Silvina Gvirtz and Esteban Torre offer an overview of the state of the Latin American educational systems and the countries' efforts to improve education as a vehicle for educational justice.
October 14, 2013
New coverage of classroom management, including practical advice for and from teachers, from Education Week Teacher and Education Week Press.
October 10, 2013
Ann Lieberman shares international examples of education policies designed to connect teachers to the supports they need in their daily practice.
October 07, 2013
Louise Stoll reflects on how taking a stand-up comedy course helped her improve her instructional practice. She challenges us to be open to new ideas and try experiences that push us and challenge our thinking. And, she reminds us to practice new skills and keep refining them.
October 07, 2013
Local districts who contract with Teach For America have a obligation to do due diligence, negotiate the best deal, and avoid duplication of funding from state and federal governments. Local districts need to examine these ten reasons not to contract with Teach For America.
October 06, 2013
Helen Janc Malone introduces the second blog week focused on improving practice.
October 04, 2013
On Thursday, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam promised to grow teacher salaries in his state at a rate faster than any other state by the time he leaves.
October 02, 2013
In contrast to top down stand-and-deliver professional development, professional learning communities (PLCs) are typically teacher created initiatives that extend learning opportunities and foster collaboration. PLCs often reflect disciplines, districts, projects, and policy responses. Schools are increasingly creating PLCs to organize teachers into working groups.