June 17, 2013 States and districts face big challenges putting the common core into practice. Join an Education Week staff writer to discuss one district’s experience.
June 6, 2013 In this chat, Elena Aguilar, author of The Art of Coaching, took questions on the complicated, often mysterious processes that go into what she calls "transformational coaching." She explored the challenges that teacher-coaches face in their day-to-day work in schools and offered practical tips on developing strong coaching relationships and outcomes.
May 31, 2013 Our guests discussed how digital curricula changes the role of the teacher and puts students at the center of their own learning, and they outlined helpful techniques in finding and vetting digital resources.
May 15, 2013 During this online chat, Maddie Witter, author of Reading Without Limits, offered practical strategies teachers can begin using "on Monday" to improve reading skills and motivation for kids across ability and grade levels. She answered questions on how implementing a combination of choice, shared, and guided reading can better prepare students for independent reading tasks.
April 2, 2013 In this chat, Kelley King, the author of Writing the Playbook: A Practitioner's Guide to Creating a Boy-Friendly School, discussed the differences in the ways boys and girls learn and identify common school practices that have unintended negative outcomes for boys. She also answered your questions about closing gender gaps in academic achievement, with focused advice on professional development, relationship building, schoolwide planning, and instructional strategies.
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