Instructional Strategies for an ‘ELL Teacher's Toolbox’
Educators Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski share teacher-tested instructional strategies for English-language learners.
Voices From the March: Schools Almost Feel Like a ‘War Zone’
Tampa, Fla. teacher Nicole Bates is an elementary school math specialist and says it's not right that her students have to learn to barricade a door. (March 26, 2018)
Voices From the March: Gun Violence in My Community Happens Every Day
Fernando Mosqueda, part of a group of students from South Central Los Angeles, said it's not just mass shootings that need to end. (March 26, 2018)
8 Ways Educators Can Build Emotional Resilience and Prevent Burnout
Elena Aguilar, an instructional coach, author, and Education Week Teacher blogger, shares eight tips to prevent teacher burnout and build emotional resilience. This video originally streamed as a Facebook Live. (October 23, 2017)
What Is Grit? Should Schools Be Judged for How 'Gritty' Students Are?
University of Pennsylvania psychologist and author Angela Duckworth previews her keynote discussion on grit and the role it plays in the success of students, educators, and schools. (May 25, 2016)
FB Live Interview: Politics & The University: A Collision Course?
Does the leftward tilt of education scholarship spell trouble for ed. policy? Rick Hess of AEI thinks so. In this Facebook Live video, Hess discusses with Education Week Commentary editor Elizabeth Rich. (January 12, 2017)
At 25, TFA Bridges Teaching Generations
Teacher Wanda Troutman was a member of Teach For America’s original 1990 corps. Alejandro Diasgranados entered teaching through TFA in 2015. We asked them about their experiences and how the organization has changed in 25 years. (January 14, 2016)
A Lesson in Humanity: Children's Diaries of the Holocaust
Alexandra Zapruder, author of Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust, discusses how children's accounts of the genocide serve as a powerful reminder of the dehumanizing effects of racism, bias, and prejudice. (October 27, 2015)
New Ferguson Superintendent Takes On Schooling Inequities
Joseph Davis, the new superintendent of the Ferguson-Florissant School District, discusses why he applied for the job after Michael Brown’s shooting death and his plans to work with the community to transform the school system. (September 15, 2016)
John Lacarbiere, a New Orleans teacher, performs his poem “August 29th.” (August 19, 2015)
'Do I Have to Take This Test?'
Leena Hasbini, a college counselor at a private high school in West Palm Beach, Fla., describes how students react to excessive testing—and why she left the public school system. (January 23, 2015)
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