Children's Literature Should Reflect All Students

The current body of children's literature still lacks representation of urban youth. Students should be able to read books that are relevant to their lives, writes Kathleen Melville. (March 29, 2017)

The Issue of School Choice Overshadows Equitable Funding

Giving students more choice in where they go to school often comes at the expense of quality education. That's why school reform should begin with accountability, writes Gina Caneva. (March 29, 2017)

For Educators, Curriculum Choices Multiply, Evolve

How is a district to choose in a curriculum landscape that includes open educational resources, digital 'playlists,' teacher-designed lessons, and old-fashioned textbooks?
SPECIAL REPORT: Navigating New Curriculum Choices
(March 28, 2017)

Lessons From the Garden: What Teachers Can Do to Help Vulnerable Students Thrive

(March 27, 2017)

Engage Educators in Their Professional Learning

(March 28, 2017)


Friendswood (Texas) ISD works to create a districtwide plan of action to ensure all leaders and schools are engaged in effective professional learning. (03/23 11:52 am)

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Say It With Your Hands (Video)

Say It With Your Hands (Video

Anna Dearlove, a 2nd grade teacher at Glen Park Elementary School in San Francisco, uses hand gestures when she introduces new vocabulary. This strategy supports all students, including English-language learners, who can use their hands when they have difficulty articulating their understanding. 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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