"In many respects, teacher-evaluation practices in [the D.C. school district] seem to be working to the advantage of students," one researcher said.
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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.
November 14, 2018
The philanthropic organization will give $1 million to support Neuroteach Global, a platform designed by the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning that aims to help teachers understand and apply learning science.
July 19, 2018
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.
June 21, 2018
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.