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Teaching Opinion New Book Offers Tried-and-True Advice on Classroom Practice
American education has a thing for shiny “innovations," but sometimes sensible, effective advice of experienced teachers is what is best.
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Equity & Diversity Opinion How Attacks on Critical Race Theory Are Affecting Teachers
The experience has left some teachers fearing for their safety and livelihood and retreating from their practices.
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Teaching Opinion From Reading Instruction to Teacher Leadership: 1,000 Educators Share Their Advice
For more than a decade, Larry Ferlazzo has been curating intelligence from colleagues and K-12 experts. Read what they have to say.
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Teaching Opinion The Danger With Giving Students Feedback
Feedback works best when it's just one step in a learning process.
Alfie Kohn
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School Climate & Safety Opinion A World With Truly Safe Schools Is Possible
Human rights education can help end school shootings. Here’s how.
Rebecca Stephens
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Professional Development Opinion Here's a Way Forward With Challenging Students
Giving teachers a chance to use their expertise can have stellar results, write two researchers.
Bryan Mascio & Hunter Gehlbach
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Families & the Community Opinion 5 Ways to Sustain Educational Justice Advocacy
Public education is under attack, and it will take strong collective action to protect it. Here’s how.
Briana Bivens
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Amid national backlash against racially conscious instruction, it will take hard work to improve how Black history is taught in schools.
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Researchers and educators share their best advice on how to create successful partnerships that can improve schools.
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Teaching Profession Opinion What We Learned About Teachers During the Pandemic: A Series
A researcher shows how teachers went from making school happen to having little say in planning for an unprecedented year.
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When COVID-19 closed schools for millions of students, Education Week documented two seniors as they faced an uncertain future.
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