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September 01, 2014
August 29, 2014
What is your teaching masterpiece? When you started teaching, what did you think the perfect teacher was? Has it changed? Read Amy Smith's version of a masterpiece and consider what changes you've undergone.
August 20, 2014
One of the most striking features of the ongoing debate about the future and direction of American public education is the absence of teacher voices.
August 19, 2014
Despite the many negative associations with automated essay-scoring, there's some evidence it may actually be more effective in changing student behavior than human scoring, Annie Murphy Paul wrote recently in the Hechinger Report.
July 28, 2014
Americans are no good at math, but the common core will help only if teachers receive better professional development, according to a recent piece published in The New York Times.
July 12, 2014
Summer's halfway over, but there's still plenty of time to do a little professional reading. Here are my picks for this summer.
July 03, 2014
Dennis Van Roekel says today's reform efforts aren't working, are too test-dependent, and that there are more productive ways to boost teacher quality.
June 16, 2014
After a year of research and outreach, today the Aspen Institute Task Force on Learning and Internet released a new report that describes a vision for an approach to teaching and learning that places the student at the center.
June 13, 2014
Is it OK for young students to portray violent images in their art?
June 10, 2014
Psychology professors Sian Beilock and Daniel Willingham offer suggestions for how teachers can help decrease the effects of math anxiety.