New Ways to Have Old Conversations: Teaching Black History

Celebrating Black History Month in class should inspire students to think critically about equality and justice and appreciate a significant part of American history, writes William Anderson. (February 21, 2017)

Clarifying the Truth: Teaching Islam in Our Age of Misinformation

History teachers need to be intentional about confronting misleading narratives that target groups based on religion or nationality, especially in the current political climate, writes educator Rachel Otty. (February 21, 2017)

Undocumented Teachers Shielded by DACA in Legal and Emotional Limbo

More than 100 Teach For America teachers are among 750,000 undocumented immigrants protected by the deferred-action policy, which President Trump has said is a "very difficult subject" for him. (February 17, 2017)

Advice for New Teachers: Bring About Change

(February 21, 2017)

Performance Assessments Are 'Adaptable, Accessible, and Forgiving'

(February 18, 2017)


Learning Forward believes that creating effective systems of learning and support for teachers and leaders stands as one of our nation's top priorities. (02/13 02:26 pm)

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Supporting English-Language Learners in Science (Video)

Supporting English-Language Learners in Science (Video)

Anna Dearlove, a 2nd grade teacher at Glen Park Elementary School in San Francisco, introduces academic language to prepare English-language learners for their science investigations. Students work in pairs and make claims about variations in plants and animals. Watch the video.


(E-Book) Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching

Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators and thought leaders for advice. (October 3, 2013)

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