What Does It Mean to Be a Successful Teacher?
Teaching is about engaging students in a passion for learning and working collaboratively with colleagues, explains John Hattie in a discussion with Education Week’s Elizabeth Rich.
An Educator’s Perspective on the Trump Budget
In this Facebook Live video, Education Week’s Andrew Ujifusa hashes out the details of the education budget with Prince George’s County, Md., Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell. (May 24, 2017)
How Teachers Can Get Rid of Traditional Grades to Promote Learning
Education Week Teacher blogger, author, and National Board-certified teacher Starr Sackstein discusses how teachers can move beyond grades to assess student learning in a meaningful way. (May 22, 2017)
Daniel Willingham Talks Reading and the Mind
Liana Heitin Loewus, an assistant editor for Education Week, sits down with Daniel Willingham, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, to talk about his new book, The Reading Mind. (May 17, 2017)
How to Cultivate Positive School Leadership
Popular author and EdWeek blogger Peter DeWitt talks with Commentary editor Elizabeth Rich about the kind of mindset principals and teachers need to drive positive school leadership. (May 8, 2017)
Could the U.S. Ever Reach a 90 Percent Graduation Rate?
In this Facebook Live video, Education Week Correspondent Lisa Stark discusses the nation’s graduation rate with Civic Enterprises Founder & CEO John Bridgeland, whose group helped produce the latest 'Grad Nation' report. (May 3, 2017)
Discussion on Emerging Education Research From AERA 2017
What’s being discussed at the nation’s largest education research conference? Studies around science literacy and gifted English-language learners piqued the interest of Education Week’s Elizabeth Rich and Sarah D. Sparks. (May 1, 2017)
3Rs of Modern K-12 Education—Redefine, Redesign, and Re-imagine
Dysart Unified School District Superintendent Gail Pletnick describes how schools can make changes to meet the needs of a generation of learners who must succeed in the innovation age.
Engaging, Encouraging, and Empowering Young Black Men
Christopher Chatmon, the deputy chief of equity in California's Oakland Unified School District and a 2015 Leader To Learn From for his efforts to support boys of color, explains how schools can better serve African-American males. (April 21, 2017)
Interview: Angela Duckworth Talks to School Leaders
Angela Duckworth, a professor of psychology at University of Pennsylvania and the author of “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance,” answers questions in this interview about applying her research around grit in schools.
How Schools Can Accomplish More by Doing Less - Mike Schmoker
Mike Schmoker, author of Leading With Focus, shared insights on precisely where schools should focus their precious time and resources to ensure that all students are prepared for the demands of college, careers, and citizenship.
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