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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 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.
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)
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 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)