Advocates for phonics and whole language don’t agree on what “reading” means
Best Practice: Align Instruction & Assessment
Stringer, K. (2018, February 6). A New Push for Play-Based Learning: Why Districts Say It’s Leading to More Engaged Students, Collaborative Classmates … and Better Grades. Retrieved September 11, 2019.
This year, the Watertown City School District has implemented a play-based learning curriculum for kindergartners and first-graders in its five elementary schools, an effort to
Will, M. (2019, September 5). Teachers Still Believe in ‘Learning Styles’ and Other Myths About Cognition. Retrieved September 5, 2019.
More than three-fourths of teachers think that people are either right-brained (creative) or left-brained (analytical), and that those designations affect how they learn. And nearly
Three essential elements—curriculum, sound instruction, and authentic literacy—are the primary, fundamental drivers of schooling and its improvement, says ASCD author Mike Schmoker. And yet they
Agarwal, P. K. (2018, July 24). You’re Already Harnessing the Science of Learning (You Just Don’t Know It) – EdSurge News. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
This story is part of an EdSurge Research series about how educators are changing their practices to reach all learners.
Schwartz, S. (2019, August 28). Teachers Nationwide Now Have Access to Open-Source Science Curriculum. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
Last school year, schools participated in a field test for a new, open-source middle grades science curriculum: OpenSciEd. Learn how it worked for Susan McClarty’s
Florence, A. (2019, August 29). Building and scaling interventions to support every student. Retrieved September 4, 2019.
A Utah school district developed a multitiered system of support to address the achievement gaps as well as social and emotional needs of its students.
In this series, James M. Lang argues that simple changes in our pedagogy — in things like course design, classroom practices, and communication with students
Have you ever used the Internet to research a topic you’re about to teach and gotten lost in the weeds? Student teachers or new teachers
Using a metacognitive exercise helps students know what they should and shouldn’t study.