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.
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June 15, 2015
June 05, 2015
A new survey by the Gates Foundation finds that nearly all teachers regularly use digital tools like digital gradebooks, but are unhappy with the data or the tools they have access to.
January 26, 2015
Researchers suggest comparing "similarly circumstanced" schools in order to fairly evaluate teachers.
January 20, 2015
A recent Gallup poll shows that just 30 percent of teachers are "actively engaged" at work, and that their less-engaged colleagues account for 2.3 million missed workdays every year.
January 07, 2015
As 2015 begins, education experts and journalists offer predictions about the coming year.
October 01, 2014
A new report looks at what are supposedly the best and worst states for teacher working conditions, but misses some finer details.
September 26, 2014
As the state struggles with implementation, a new poll finds that only 31 percent of Tennessee teachers support continuing with the common core.
September 12, 2014
On average, teachers in the United States spend more hours in the classroom than their international counterparts, without apparent salary gains to show for it, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's annual Education-at-a-Glance report.
February 05, 2014
Members of a Washington panel discussion on teacher use of data agreed that educators need better training in data, but first teachers need to trust it.
December 11, 2013
At a conference keynote, education advocate Pedro Noguera said that inequity is deeply ingrained in the U.S. education system because, in American society, the pursuit of excellence is often seen as being "at odds with equity."