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)
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.
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.
What Is Equity in Education? New York City Chancellor Richard Carranza, Keynote Speaker, Leaders To Learn From 2019
New York City Chancellor Richard Carranza talks forcefully about making public schools more equitable for black, Latino, and poor students. Learn more about his equity agenda in his keynote address at Leaders To Learn From 2019. (April 10, 2019)
K-12 Performance Assessment Terms Explained
Education Week writers take a stab at common definitions for performance-based assessment terms related to student achievement in this animated glossary.
Perks for Teachers: District Offers Free Gym & Convenient Health Care
A free gym, onsite health care, stress reduction classes--you might find these offered at big companies, but one school district also provides these benefits, to keep employees happy and healthy. (February 21, 2019)
Home Schooling in America: An African-American Family’s Cultural Decision
In many schools, African-American history begins with stories of slavery. Monica Utsey, a Washington, D.C. mom, wanted to give her sons a deeper and richer history of black people, which is what motivated her to home school them. (January 18, 2019)
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