The Future of Teacher Effectiveness and PD Under ESSA
ESSA asks for states to define “ineffective teachers” and gives them freedom to determine what that means. Reporter Madeline Will examines key questions around ESSA’s impact on the teacher force.
Under ESSA, Who’s in Charge of Education Policy?
As we move into the Every Student Succeeds Act’s implementation phase, who will be making the key decisions on where and how money should be spent at the state level?
Guns, Violence, and Student Activism: A Conversation With Emma González, David Hogg, and Others
In a panel discussion on student activism, Emma González and David Hogg of Parkland, Fla., Alex King of Chicago, and Jackson Mittleman of Newtown, Conn., discuss their roles in forging a forceful movement to stem gun violence. (May 21, 2018)
Collaborative School Leadership: An Overview From Peter DeWitt
Peter DeWitt, author of "Collaborative Leadership: 6 Influences That Matter Most" and Education Week opinion blogger, describes how school leaders can evaluate their impact by building collective efficacy among staff.
Instructional Strategies for an ‘ELL Teacher's Toolbox’
Educators Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski share teacher-tested instructional strategies for English-language learners.
What Does It Mean to Be a Successful Teacher? A Conversation With John Hattie
Teaching is about engaging students in a passion for learning and working collaboratively with colleagues, explains John Hattie in a discussion with Education Week’s Elizabeth Rich. (April 11, 2018)
John Hattie on the Educator Mindframe and Why It Matters
John Hattie’s landmark Visible Learning research concluded that one of the most important influences of student achievement is how teachers think about learning and their own role.
An Educator’s Perspective on the Trump Budget
In this Facebook Live video, Education Week’s Andrew Ujifusa hashes out the details of the education budget with Prince George’s County, Md., Schools CEO Kevin Maxwell. (May 24, 2017)
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)
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 to Cultivate Positive School Leadership
Popular author and EdWeek blogger Peter DeWitt talks with Commentary editor Elizabeth Rich about the kind of mindset principals and teachers need to drive positive school leadership. (May 8, 2017)
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