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June 15, 2015

Could Parents Be Allies in Schools' Efforts to Build Growth Mindsets in Students?

New materials aim to teach parents about the research behind schools' growth mindset work.

March 26, 2015

Study Questions Link Between Engagement, Achievement—Or Does It?

Countries noted for superior performance on international academic tests also rank below the United States on student engagement, an analysis finds. Does this mean engagement isn't so important?

March 17, 2015

Leaders Tell of Supporting Families, Engaging Students, Inspiring Black Boys

In our special report, district-level leaders share their experiences engaging parents, meeting the needs of families, boosting student voice, and supporting student populations that are sometimes overlooked.

February 03, 2015

Culture First: Setting the Table for Deeper Learning

A Massachusetts school succeeds by "sweating the small stuff" and engaging students in authentic learning experiences.

February 02, 2015

Would You Know Deeper Learning If You Saw It?

The director of publications for Expeditionary Learning identifies the characteristics of classrooms in which deeper learning is happening.

August 11, 2014

Cultivation of Curiosity in Children Linked to Later Aptitude in Science

When parents encourage their children to ask "why?." kids may be more interested in science later in life. How can schools engage students who didn't have that experience?

July 30, 2014

App Aims to Boost Comprehension by Putting E-Books to Music

A startup that combines cinema-style soundtracks with the texts of popular books claims to be "transforming reading the way sound transformed silent film."

July 28, 2014

From Schooling to Learning: Create a Community of Learners First

A new book explores eight high schools that are transforming student lives by placing engaging learning first.

June 30, 2014

Call to Action: Engage and Motivate Students

Providing students with opportunities to complete real-world projects engages and motivates them and helps them succeed after high school.

May 09, 2014

Wash. State Charter Advocates Gather for First Annual Conference

Educators have gathered in Seattle to discuss how to create high-quality charter schools in Washington state, which approved such schools for the first time in 2012.

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