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When School-Accountability Grades Fail

Justin Minkel says the poor grade given to his school by the state badly misrepresents the students' progress and adds stigma to a community already afflicted by poverty. (April 22, 2015)

7 Steps Toward Creating 'Teacher-Powered' Schools

Schools that are led by teachers can be a great option for teachers and students alike, writes Lori Nazareno. She shares her advice for teachers who are interested in making their own schools more teacher-powered. (April 22, 2015)

How to Get Students to Speak Up in Class

Student participation is an important aspect in classroom learning, but how can educators maximize it? Larry Ferlazzo offers expert advice. (April 19, 2015)

Survey: Most High Schools Are Not Challenging Students

(April 20, 2015)

5 Ways to Evolve as a Teacher

(April 22, 2015)


A forward learner engages in high-quality professional learning that improves practice and benefits students. (04/20 05:01 pm)

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A Reason to Read

A Reason to Read: Driving Deep Analysis

High school English teacher Sarah Brown Wessling challenges her students' thinking by having them apply their knowledge of a text and create a prototype of a person who pushes the limits.


Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching

Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators and thought leaders for advice. (October 3, 2013)

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