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.
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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.
April 24, 2015
A number of states are getting on board with requiring that students pass a U.S. citizenship test in order to graduate, but for a crash course in civics education, nothing beats interacting with real-life legislators.
April 23, 2015
Spotting an urgent need in schools, a journalist-turned-teacher has developed a full-scale curriculum to help students better understand the digitally networked environments in which they spend so much time.
April 14, 2015
A new study suggests that students could learn better by sharing iPads than in 1-to-1 programs, especially in early grades.
April 13, 2015
A recent report suggested that districts could cut costs by increasing salaries for effective teachers who are willing to take on larger classes, but a review of that report says that the idea has significant flaws.