"Great idea, but it'll never work for my students." I hear this a lot when I encourage teachers to engage students in productive struggle rather than try to prevent struggle. I thought it wouldn't work for my students either, but they proved me wrong.
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February 28, 2015
February 27, 2015
A new study finds that novice math teachers in a large urban district are more likely to teach the youngest and neediest students in their schools.
February 20, 2015
This week, the group that created the credit-card-sized computers announced that it had sold more than 5 million units.
February 13, 2015
The gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics may be starting to turn, according to new 2009 data from the National Center for Education Statistics.
February 05, 2015
Black History Month gives science and math teachers an opportunity to focus on black STEM leaders who are often overlooked and underrecognized.
January 31, 2015
Students often learn best through rapid release of responsibility, where teachers start with You Do rather than I Do.
January 07, 2015
There is little agreement among high school administrators on what computer science is, how it should be taught, and what kind of requirement it should fulfill, says a recent survey.
January 06, 2015
A recent Vox piece poses that STEM may be "too broad a classification" when looking at the job market. Does the same apply for education?
January 05, 2015
In South Korea, celebrity teachers make millions off of online "cram schools" geared toward students in the country's successful but stressful educational system.
December 17, 2014
Students would be better off if algebra teachers began their lessons with word problems, according to a recent study. But that can pose challenges for students who struggle with language.