Temeya Gachupin attends Walatowa High Charter School, which is run by the Pueblo of Jemez; and Justin Madalena attends the Jemez Valley High School, which is a traditional district school. Both have their sights set on college. (December 19, 2019).
Valedictorians of their high school classes, Temeya and Justin prepare to leave for college, aware of the challenges both past and present. Their families and friends prepare to say goodbye. (December 19, 2019).
Temeya and Justin and their Jemez Pueblo community consider what it takes to adjust to college life and what success will demand of them. (December 20, 2019).
[Content provided by Stenhouse] Get your secondary students engaged in the math they're doing by introducing them to Open Middle problems with the new book by Robert Kaplinsky, Open Middle Math. Watch to find out more.
Building relationships with peers and teachers helps students feel cared about by people they respect.
Student Motivation: Why Autonomy Matters
Studies show that giving students a role in deciding what their educational experience looks like can help motivate them.
Student Motivation: Making Students’ Work Relevant
For students to feel motivated, they must see the work they are doing in the classroom as interesting, valuable, and useful to their present lives.
Authentic Grammar Instruction
[Content Provided by Stenhouse] In Patterns of Power by Jeff Anderson and Whitney La Rocca, grammar lessons are taught by inviting students to notice the beauty and meaning of writer’s craft. Watch it being taught in a real classroom!
Student Motivation: Praising Competence Instead of Natural Ability
Students are more likely to do something if they feel like they have the ability to be successful doing it.
What the Science Says About How Kids Learn to Read
In this video, reporter Sarah Schwartz offers an overview of the important research findings on early reading. December 16, 2019.
What Teachers Should Know About the Science of Reading
Why do so many students struggle with reading? In a recent radio documentary for APM Reports, Emily Hanford says that the science on how to teach reading is clear, and yet it’s not being used in elementary classrooms today.
Parents of Students With Dyslexia Have Transformed Reading Instruction
An effort to help students with dyslexia has now changed reading instruction for every child in Arkansas. Parents led the way, forcing changes in laws around reading education. (May 1, 2019)
Personalized Learning in K-12 Schools, Explained
Education Week Assistant Managing Editor Kevin Bushweller explains what educators mean when they say “personalized learning,” and he outlines the benefits and drawbacks of this individualized approach to classroom instruction. November 6, 2019.
A Principal’s Guide to Coaching Teachers
In weekly observations and coaching of teachers, one school’s leadership team provides a single “high-leverage” action step for teachers to incorporate into their instruction to make lessons more engaging for students. October 17, 2019.
College of Education Now Prepares Teachers in the Science of Reading
Dee Dee Cain and Kristi Starks have spent much of their careers teaching children to read, but just a few years ago, they found out about the science of reading, and why many children they taught never learned to read. (April 30, 2019)
Teaching Fractions Under the Common Core
Zach Champagne, assistant in research at FCR-STEM at Florida State University, compares the “traditional” area model for teaching fractions to the number-line model emphasized in the Common Core State Standards. (November 7, 2014)
Are Students Juuling in Your Classroom?
JUULs are easy to hide, have a flavored smell, and don’t emit much vapor. So how is a teacher to know if a student is JUULing, or vaping, in class? (July 31, 2018)
Vaping in Schools: ‘Juuling’ Is Popular Among Teens Despite Health Risks
The use of these e-cigarettes like the popular Juul brand is spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly believe there are no serious health risks. (July 18, 2018)
Gaming for Life Skills
Could a video game about aliens change the way U.S. schools think about testing? Researchers in Wisconsin believe new games like Crystals of Kaydor can measure learning in real time and help build “noncognitive skills” like self-control and empathy.
Fighting Student Homelessness
Correspondent Lisa Stark reports from one of the poorest school districts in Kansas, which employs a unique program to help homeless students and their families. (February 14, 2017)
What Is ‘Transfer of Learning’ and How Does It Help Students?
Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo shares five ways teachers can help students make connections across subject areas and the world beyond the classroom. (April 19, 2017)
What the Numbers Tell Us About U.S. Teachers
Teachers tend to be white, female, and have nearly a decade and a half of classroom experience, federal statistics show.
'Co-Teaching Is a Marriage'
Two Baltimore-area school teachers explore what it's like to share a classroom every day. (October 14, 2011)