Teachers understand that there are two kinds of poor children, those with social capital and those without. As we celebrate the birth of Martin Luther King Jr. and the inauguration of President Obama, we need to focus on ending poverty for all children.
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January 16, 2013
January 03, 2013
A New York state commission on education reform recommended extended learning time and higher bars to enter the teaching profession in a Jan. 2 report.
January 02, 2013
As we begin 2013, I offer ten predictions that involve education policy, practice, and politics.
December 29, 2012
Wendy Heckert explores technology implementation in the classroom, and makes a plea to start-ups to help train teachers to best use new tools
December 27, 2012
As we come to the end of 2012, I reviewed the predictions I made a year ago and graded them.
December 26, 2012
"I love this place," says Connie Sullivan, "I will stay here for the rest of my career, God willing."
December 24, 2012
Three years ago Doug Weber and Mick Hewitt had left a web design agency and were consulting on a social network in Japan. During that same time, Cory Reid was CEO of Instructure. Trenton Goble, a school principal, and Mick were training for a marathon and discussing Trenton's frustrations around tracking progress of formative assessments in a mastery learning approach.
December 21, 2012
In an hour-long chat, instructional coach Jim Knight answered questions about improving teacher effectiveness and increasing student engagement.
December 21, 2012
Alan Blankstein, president and founder of the HOPE Foundation, provides insightful words that reflect on the tragedy of Sandy Hook Elementary School and offer comfort for the present and a challenge to change our future.
December 20, 2012
As much as teachers may want to help students who are grieving, teachers and school staff say they need better training and more support.