Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Death of a Tradition?

Technology is changing many of of the traditions we associate with school. Yearbooks, prom photos, and other traditional items high schoolers generally purchase are...

Summer Homework a Growing Trend

More and more schools are assigning homework during summer months to keep students mentally sharp and to prepare them to hit the ground running...

Teaching Facebook as Part of Career-Readiness

More case-making for schools to teach students how to navigate social networking sites, like Facebook, as part of an overall career-readiness effort (from the...

Do Single-Gender Classrooms Work?

According to the National Association for Single Sex Public Education, at least 445 classrooms across the country are now boys or girls only. New...

Late Graduation Study Released

A new report from the Center for Public Education on students who take longer than four years to graduate says that, while four-year graduates...

Is This the Next Great Generation?

Neil Howe refuted Mark Bauerlein's assertion that the Millennial generation is "dumb" during this week's discussion at the American Enterprise Institute. Howe, cofounder of...

KIPP Praised, but Questions Linger

At an event last week, Washington Post education reporter Jay Mathews discussed his book Work Hard, Be Nice about the rise of the Knowledge...

No More Valentines

Today, Harrison School District Two in Colorado Springs, Colo., announced it will be structuring teacher pay based entirely on observations of teacher practice and...

Why I’m Part of the #Blog4NWP Campaign

The National Writing Project (NWP) trains teachers from all walks of life to champion authentic writing instruction in their schools and communities. Teachers who...

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