We have found that students’ mindsets—how they perceive their abilities—played a key role in their motivation and achievement, and we found that if we changed
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Often the messages students hear from families and teachers praise or criticize their innate abilities, and so they grow to believe they are one way
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Keep your high school math students engaged with these techniques.
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Of the key methods for supporting early literacy (K–3), researchers recommend that children receive a mix of not only whole-group but also small-group and individual
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Only within the past decade or so has a new wave of children’s books pushed its way into the market, representing the vast and rich
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Time pressures are keeping many schools from adopting education strategies supported by brain science research, such as later start times for high-schoolers and giving students
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Worried that far too many students have weak reading skills, states are passing new laws that require aspiring teachers—and, increasingly, teachers who are already in
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Psychologists have uncovered reasons why students put off important work. But there are a few simple things teachers can do to keep students on track.
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How to get teens to put down their phones and pick up a book.
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A founding father’s views on race challenge teachers to change course.