Success of another endeavor and teachers' interest inspired the Academy of American Poets to create a program that introduces poetry regardless of discipline.
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August 28, 2015
August 12, 2015
As ed tech becomes more of a factor in many classrooms, educators have started to wonder about how learning should be directed. That leads to some difficult questions around the future of the teaching profession.
July 23, 2015
A University of Maryland psychology professor promises his students extra credit, but only if they properly illustrate a theory learned in class.
July 17, 2015
Harper Lee's newly released novel, the sequel to "To Kill a Mockingbird," complicates expectations but provides a goldmine of instructional opportunities for teachers.
June 30, 2015
Marva Collins, who died June 24 at age 78, founded a celebrated independent school known for fostering high achievement in children from disadvantaged neighborhoods in Chicago.
June 17, 2015
The study digs into why students would be better at a lesson based on when they get visual assistance.
June 15, 2015
A new study from Vanderbilt University concluded that teachers' feedback on math problems hinders students who have a grasp on the concept but could significantly help those who still don't understand.
May 28, 2015
Grant Wiggins, the educator and "Understanding by Design" author who helped usher in a new pedagogical approach to classroom instruction, died Tuesday. He was 64.
May 12, 2015
A report from the American Psychological Association lays out 20 psychological principles that teachers should know, as well as practical advice for using each one in the classroom.
May 07, 2015
A new study from Michigan State University attempts to understand one aspect of great teaching by focusing on how some educators use creativity to inform instruction.