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April 24, 2014 Two leaders from very different school districts in suburban Arizona and rural Alaska discuss how they are using technology to personalize learning and raise student achievement.
March 26, 2014 Meenoo Rami, author of Thrive: 5 Ways to (Re)Invigorate Your Teaching, joined Education Week Teacher for this online chat.
March 18, 2014 Assessment expert Margaret Heritage and high school principal Alice DeWittie discussed the promises and realities of technology-enabled formative assessment.
February 18, 2014 Teacher colleges have been criticized for failing to give aspiring and practicing educators the skills they need to use technology to improve student instruction. In this chat, hear how higher education institutions are heading in new directions on that front.
November 25, 2013 Carol Kosnitsky and Barbara Van Haren, experts in special education professional development, answered your questions about incorporating the Common Core State Standards into individualized education programs, or IEPs.
November 4, 2013 - Teacher
  During this live chat, Ilana Garon discussed the highs and lows of teaching in an inner-city classroom, offering inspiration and cautionary advice.
August 16, 2013 - Teacher
  In this live chat, Thomas Fowler-Finn, author of Leading Instructional Rounds in Education, answered questions about how the instructional-rounds system works and the way this monthly process can change schools.
June 21, 2013 - Education Week
  Computer programmers are urging that K-12 students be introduced to computer coding—designing and writing source code for computers—early in their school careers, due to a growing scarcity of experts in the field. Educators are lauding coding as a way to teach math and higher order thinking.
June 3, 2013 - Education Week
  States and districts face big challenges putting the common core into practice. Join an Education Week staff writer to discuss one district’s experience.
May 17, 2013 - Teacher
  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 17, 2013 - Education Week
  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.
April 29, 2013 - Teacher
  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.
March 19, 2013 - Teacher
  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.
March 5, 2013 - Education Week
  Our guests in this chat address the necessary steps to share education data between districts and states, and how to provide meaningful data to teachers to help them improve instruction.
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