David Cutler, a high-school history, government and journalism teacher, says he allows students to retake most assessments. Cutler describes how the approach puts the focus
Best Practice: Accommodate
Ferlazzo, L. (2019, May 20). Response: Strategies for ‘Trauma-Informed Teaching’. Retrieved May 29, 2019.
What is trauma-informed teaching and what does it look like in the classroom?
Pappafotopoulos, D. (2019, May 20). Why I use student-driven ideas in my curriculum. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
Using student-driven ideas in lessons can help learners overcome distractions and stay on task, high-school teacher Dianne Pappafotopoulos writes. Pappafotopoulos shares how students’ interest in
Belkin, D. (2019, May 16). SAT to Give Students ‘Adversity Score’ to Capture Social and Economic Background. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
The College Board will roll out a new initiative that applies an adversity score to SAT exam results, starting this fall, following a successful beta
Klein, A. (2019, May 13). How Schools Can Spend Time More Wisely: 4 Big Tips From Daniel Pink. Retrieved May 20, 2019.
School and district leaders love using research to decide which curriculum to adopt or what kind of professional development to offer. But educators—and professionals in
Many teachers stop reading aloud to students once they reach middle school, but research shows the practice continues to have benefits for students, including improved
Dilday, K. (2019, May 08). ‘Toxic Stress’ Affects How Poor and Black Kids Learn. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
Traumatic childhood experiences can harm children’s ability to learn reading, writing, and math, according to a new report.
Draw on the classroom environment to turn teens’ natural wiring for novelty, risk taking, and social rewards into cognitive assets.
Educators are trained to provide students with the help they need to thrive both academically and socially. We even have the firsthand knowledge and experience
Redford, K. (2019, March 19). Explicit Phonics Instruction: It’s Not Just for Students With Dyslexia. Retrieved May 6, 2019.
“When we know better, we do better.” There is something forgiving and medicinal about that teaching mantra.