When students never learn to read cursive, they lose access to any historical documents that haven't been typed up, experts say.
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July 17, 2014
July 15, 2014
Musician and comedian Weird Al Yankovic has a new video out that might help students appreciate good grammar.
July 14, 2014
A Canadian teenager's complaint about the quality of her sex-education class has led her district to find a new curriculum.
July 13, 2014
What if we rethought how we expend that energy and reduced or eliminated the need for summer school and repurposed that expense to include enrichment for all students? Most agree students who attend summer school are able students who failed to meet expectations during the school year
July 10, 2014
The new schools chancellor in New York City is advocating teachers use the once-mandated citywide but since questioned (discredited, by some accounts) approach to reading instruction known as "balanced literacy."
July 09, 2014
Students in a small district near Los Angeles will soon be required to take an ethnic studies course in order to graduatea requirement some California legislators are hoping districts will adopt statewide.
July 02, 2014
Test-based accountability forces teachers to abandon their interest in helping students develop many of the qualities that will actually help them succeed in workplace and life.
June 22, 2014
Our contribution to the next generation of leaders in our country begins with our interactions with our students. If we included the concept of understanding other perspectives in our curriculum and our practice with students and each other, over time, perhaps we could contribute to a more compassionate graduate.
June 13, 2014
A look at Switzerland's vocational education system and what the United States could stand to learn from their success.
June 09, 2014
The third-largest school district in the country will offer computer science to elementary students and make it part of the core curriculum.