What practical advice would you give a person who wants to teach? I just say teaching will change your life.
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February 27, 2015
February 24, 2015
What do you get when you put unreasonable expectations on teachers and parents to make sure kids do things that adults they've never met really, really think they ought to do? You get homework. Even in first grade.
February 19, 2015
Out in Oklahoma, a state representative wants to repeal and replace AP US history. Here we go again.
February 13, 2015
Learning is a joy. We can reach its delights on our own as individuals, but how wonderful it is to take someone's hand and show them the way.
February 09, 2015
A teacher at an Envisions school reflects on approaches that his experience as a coach helped him develop to improve student learning.
February 08, 2015
Looking at all the ways my kids are being graded has me thinking: is there anything we can do about it? We could start by slowing down to think about the nature of intelligence, what graded assessment tells us about it, and what it would take to think about it differently.
February 05, 2015
Last week, Republican state Sen. William Ligon introduced a resolution calling on the College Board to return its previous course framework.
February 03, 2015
Just when you thought you'd seen it all: along comes a report card for a four-year-old. And it's probably even more ridiculous than you thought it would be.
January 20, 2015
James R. Delisle stirred a hornet's nest recently when he proclaimed, right here in the pages of Ed Week, that differentiated instruction doesn't work. I think he's focused on the wrong thing.
January 20, 2015
Meier: I'm against all choice methods that give the school the right to choose rather than the students and families.