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November 10, 2010

Making Students Experts, in Something, Anything

An education professor believes all students should become experts in a single, specific topic.

November 09, 2010

Can Babies Cure Bullies?

A program that brings babies to the classroom to encourage students' empathy could help solve the nation's bullying problem.

November 05, 2010

Molding Student Brains in the Tech Era

Naveen Jain argues that in today's constantly changing world, students' knowledge of content is not as important as their ability to learn.

October 19, 2010

Toward a National Teacher-Licensing Assessment

Proponents of a pilot teacher-performance assessment hope it will one day be used as a requirement for teacher licensure nationwide.

October 18, 2010

New Directions in Teaching: 'Blending'

A growing number of public schools are blending traditional, face-to-face teaching with online learning environments.

September 29, 2010

Middle School Increases Class Sizes, College Style

A Texas middle school has modeled their classrooms after colleges, replacing a traditional one-teacher class with large, 75-student lecture courses being taught by between five and nine teachers.

August 30, 2010

Neutralizing Students' Internalized Stereotypes

Grace Rubenstein of Edutopia writes on some remarkable research showing that periodically giving African-American students a chance to write about their personal values can significantly boost their performance across academic subjects.

August 19, 2010

A Curriculum Just for Boys

A new boys' middle school in Berkeley, Calif., has structured its curriculum around the principle that young boys tend to be energetic and always on the move.

July 13, 2010

Wise Retirement Investment?

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas will invest in mall owner General Growth Properties Inc., which has been in bankruptcy reorganization since last year.

June 17, 2010

The Great Whiteboards Debate Rages On

Following up on a big Washington Post story on interactive whiteboards, Bill Ferriter—noted IWB scourge—amplifies the case that, for all their 21st-century allure, the digital displays essentially preserve an outmoded form of instruction: Our schools have always been defined by a culture...

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