In a new study from the Stanford Graduate School of Education, students whose teachers underwent a professional-development program challenging the "myth of the math person" scored higher on an assessment of math ability.
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Students whose teachers viewed their parents as less engaged in their schooling had lower grade point averages and were less likely to be recommended for advanced courses, according to a new study.
April 26, 2018
The study measured responses from about 100 teachers from a single district, and found that 93 percent experienced high levels of stress in their profession.
April 23, 2018
After over 20 years of researching student achievement, John Hattie points to teacher mindsets and expertise as the biggest factors in improving learning outcomes.
December 20, 2017
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April 24, 2017
Education researcher Linda Darling-Hammond's new book, Empowered Educators: How High-Performing Systems Shape Teaching Quality, studies how seven high-performing jurisdictions recruit, develop, and support high-quality teachers.
March 24, 2017
A study by Northwestern University finds that teachers' physical proximity to one another plays an important role in the way they interact and, ultimately, in how successful they are at collaborating.
February 24, 2017
Professional development programs can be one way to improve how parents and teachers communicate, according to a study by researchers at the University of Missouri.
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A new study found that adolescent students in urban school district have more favorable perceptions of teachers of color.
September 02, 2016
A new study suggest that physical attractiveness of educators may play an overlooked part in student learning.