As the importance of good reading instruction attracts new attention, data show that only 19 states require aspiring teachers to pass a test that shows they've mastered research-based methods for teaching children to read.
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March 03, 2020
February 26, 2020
When teachers have experienced stressful events in their own childhoods, it could shape the way that they build classroom climate for their students, a study suggests.
January 22, 2020
Educators for Excellence took the temperature of teachers across the nation on issues ranging from compensation to preparation to union membership.
January 16, 2020
A new report from Student Achievement Partners claims that the popular reading program from literacy giant Lucy Calkins doesn't align to evidence-based practice. The review is the first in a new series that will evaluate reading programs against the scientific research base.
December 17, 2019
Here's a review of the research that sums up a big year for the teaching profession.
December 11, 2019
"In many respects, teacher-evaluation practices in [the D.C. school district] seem to be working to the advantage of students," one researcher said.
September 05, 2019
Most teachers believe in learning styles and the concept of being right-brained versus left-brained, which have both been debunked by research, a new survey found.
July 18, 2019
The International Literacy Association wades back into the reading wars with a new brief endorsing systematic, explicit phonics and decodable texts as key elements of early reading instruction.
June 10, 2019
Mentoring a student-teacher won't hurt a teacher's district evaluation score—in fact, it might even give it a boost, according to a working study.
December 14, 2018
Some called 2018 the "year of the teacher." Here's a review of the research that encapsulates a milestone year for the teaching profession.