What Is Formative Assessment?
Meghan Pazmino, a math coach at Ross Elementary School in Washington, helps clear up some confusion about what formative assessment is—and how it differs from other types of assessments used in classrooms across the country. (February 17, 2017)
Writing an Essay is Like Making a Hamburger
Fourth grader Briana Sotomayor from Jackson County, W.V., explains how writing an essay is just like making a hamburger.
A Little Preschool in the Woods
The Audubon Nature Preschool in Chevy Chase, Md., is among a growing number of preschools across the country where children spend all or most of their days outdoors. (January 19, 2017)
Fostering a Love of Reading - Meet a 2017 Leader to Learn From
César Morales, the superintendent in California's Oxnard Elementary district, has leveraged a 1-to1 tablet program for a massive bilingual-literacy effort that is developing a love of reading for students and families. (January 5, 2017)
What the International Test Gap Looks Like in the Classroom
Correspondent Kavitha Cardoza asks students from other countries attending U.S. schools to compare the academic rigor and balance of school activities. (December 13, 2016)
Leaders To Learn From 2017: A Sneak Peek
Education Week is proud to announce the first three exceptional educators it has selected for its 2017 class of Leaders To Learn From. Meet the full slate in February. (December 6, 2016)
Using America's National Parks as Classrooms
America's national parks have been called the country's "largest classroom," in part because they provide millions of hours in free educational programming every year. (November 22, 2016)
Personalized Learning at Work: “What I Need” Sessions
Every Monday at Luella Middle School, students like Hailey Miller head to “What I Need” sessions, where they receive extra support in different academic subjects, based on their own preferences.
For New Science Teachers, a Chance to Explore
The Exploratorium, a “hands-on” science museum in San Francisco, offers a specialized induction program just for new science teachers.
A Mother's Battle for Classroom Cameras
Texas mother Breggett Rideau talks about her 10-year fight for the state's school districts to install cameras in self-contained special education classrooms upon parent request. (September 30, 2016)
Slideshow: An All-Girls School in Dallas
Nancy Bernardino, the principal of Solar Preparatory School for Girls, discusses her school's focus on preparing girls for careers in science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math.
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