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Economically segregated schools are rarely as good as diverse ones at educating low-income students, and a report released last Friday (as noted in Washington...

Minnesota Schools Perform Well on International Stage

Minnesota, one of two states with schools participating in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), ranked above average in all four...

Five Principal Practices for the New School Year

In last week's most-clicked ASCD SmartBrief post, we read that principal Eric Sheninger is approaching the school year from these five leadership perspectives: Make no...

Good Morning, Mr. iPad

Last week's most-clicked ASCD SmartBrief item is a blog post on a familiar theme: how will new technology change learning? In particular, CEO and...

Our Five Most Popular Posts in 2011

What professional reading stuck with you this year? Here at Inservice, these were the five posts that were the most-viewed for 2011: Myth of Bell-to-Bell...

Rigor, Better Tests?

In last week's most-clicked ASCD SmartBrief item, Teach for America alum and Harvard business and government fellow Miki Litmanovitz argues for keeping standardized tests...

What’s Fair and Accountable for Assessing ELLs?

English language learners (ELLs)take the same high-stakes standardized tests as their English-fluent peers. Assessing ELLs under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is...

Spatial Ed: Gestures Teach Math Concepts

Gestures not only help us retrieve information, new research out of the University of Chicago shows that gestures can also help us learn novel...

Do U.S. Middle Schools Have a Wait Problem?

In a study drawing on Program for International School Assessment (PISA) results and linking closely to the National Assessment of Educational Progress(NAEP), researchers found...

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