Education Week: To Inspire and Empower
At Education Week, we believe that an excellent education is possible for all students and we will work tirelessly to inspire and empower you to make this a reality. September 19, 2019.
‘Just Like Them’: Urban and Rural Students Make Friends on the Alaska Frontier
A group of high school students from Anchorage spent spring break at a remote Native Village as part of an unusual cultural exchange program in Alaska. See what they learned. July 21, 2019.
Matt Kay: Safe Spaces
[Content Provided by Stenhouse] Matt Kay has spent his career learning to lead students through difficult race conversations. He makes the case that high school is one of the best places to have those talks and offers a method for getting it right.
What Constitutional Rights Do Students Have?
When it comes to paddling or censorship, the courts have ruled that U.S. students don’t always share the same constitutional rights as adults outside of school. Learn more about the Constitution’s limited reach into schoolhouse doors.
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.
Great to Greater How the Best Schools and Education Systems Keep Getting Better — Douglas Reeves
Although many schools and educational systems make improvements, the typical outcome after several years is a plateau in performance. Renowned researcher Douglas Reeves discusses how to break through the plateau and achieve greater performance.
Student Wellness: The Great Equalizer for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion – Ed Talk! With Judy LoBianco
“In health and physical education, we believe that what’s fundamental to all of our educational issues is a child with a beating heart and air breathing through their lungs." Judy LoBianco speaks on the importance of engaging students in health.
Leading Ed-Tech Initiatives in a World of Changing Definitions of Literacy – Joseph Williams
Joseph Williams, executive director of technology for Southern California’s Perris Union High School District, explores technology and his experiences with student literacy, media literacy, invention literacy, and transliteracy.
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)
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)
Their Mother Deported, Migrant Brothers Struggle to Adjust to Life in the U.S.
Thousands of migrant children were moved from shelters to relatives’ homes in the United States last year. Many now attend public schools in the United States as their cases wind through the backlogged immigration system. Their future is uncertain.
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