The Tennessee department of education is proposing unsually comprehensive legislation that will require all current and new K-3 teachers, and those who train them, to know evidence-based reading instruction.
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A new study finds that students tend to stay on task better when their teachers increase their ratio of praise to reprimand.
January 29, 2020
The finding is a small beacon of hope for schools, who are reeling from the volume of misinformation students are exposed to online.
January 16, 2020
A new report from Student Achievement Partners claims that the popular reading program from literacy giant Lucy Calkins doesn't align to evidence-based practice. The review is the first in a new series that will evaluate reading programs against the scientific research base.
January 15, 2020
We know teachers are always seeking ways to improve learning for their students. We wondered what would top their wish lists if money weren't an obstacle, so we asked them. Here's what they said.
January 08, 2020
"What I hear anecdotally is that we're still not seeing comprehensive media literacy education in those states and others," said Erin McNeill, the president and founder of Media Literacy Now.
December 23, 2019
Nebraska's education department released an interactive instructional materials map last week, showing what curricula districts have adopted for English-language arts, math, and K-8 science.
December 10, 2019
A new report from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute paints a bleak picture of lesson-sharing sites such as ReadWriteThink, Share My Lesson, and Teachers Pay Teachers.
November 27, 2019
One of the giants of the literacy world is grappling with the recent push for the "science of reading"—and responding to critics who say her early reading program doesn't align to evidence-based practice.
November 25, 2019
High school students show more support for the First Amendment today than they did 15 years ago, according to new report. But girls and students of color are more likely than boys and white students to say the amendment "goes too far."