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November 21, 2017

No More Easy A's: Classroom Can Be a Breeding Ground for Grit (Q&A)

Schools have a responsibility to instill a growth mindset in students, says positive-psychology expert Caroline Adams Miller.

January 25, 2017

How to Build a School From Scratch: One Principal's Story

After principal Nadia Lopez founded Mott Hall Bridges Academy in New York City, her commitment to her students' success earned national recognition from then-President Barack Obama. What did the experience teach her?

September 19, 2016

Audiobooks Can Support K-12 Readers in the Classroom

As audiobooks continue to grow in popularity, how can schools use this reading medium to increase literacy for all students?

June 14, 2016

How to Find Quality K-12 Open Educational Resources

As open education resources, or OER, become more popular, educators are tasked with finding content that is high quality, appropriate for a student's grade level and subject, and aligned to particular standards. BookMarks looks at two organizations to compare different approaches to OER creation.

August 29, 2014

New Books Highlight Teacher Expertise

Elizabeth Green's Building a Better Teacher and Dana Goldstein's The Teacher Wars are two new books that address teaching and teacher policy.

April 02, 2014

Teachers Offer Wealth of Ideas, Resources for National Poetry Month

April brings National Poetry Month. Here are some resources and classroom activities to explore poetry with your students.

February 25, 2014

Teaching Books Collaboratively

A new issue of English Journal centers on teachers using fiction and nonfiction to work together across subject areas.

July 17, 2012

Zhao on Entrepreneurship, the Common Core, and Bacon

Yong Zhao speaks to BookMarks about the new education paradigm that he proposes in World Class Leaders (Corwin, 2012).

June 07, 2012

New K-12 Book Releases: Professional Development and Teaching Strategies

A list of new K-12 book releases in professional development and teaching strategies.



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