Teaching Ahead

Are Schools Making the Most of Classroom Observations?

What role should peer observation and feedback play in professional development and evaluation? Educators in our latest Teaching Ahead roundtable discussion respond. (November 21, 2014)

N.Y. Data on New Teacher-Licensing Exams Show Higher Failure Rates

A battery of new licensing tests in New York has led to relatively low passing rates for prospective teachers, according to data issued this week by the state education department. (November 21, 2014)

Introduce Word Problems to Students Sooner, Studies Say

New research suggests that word problems might be easier to grasp and more beneficial at the beginning, rather than the end, of a math lesson. (November 20, 2014)

In Schools, Constant Change Defies Resistance

(November 20, 2014)

How To Build a Next Generation Accountability System

(November 19, 2014)


All teachers are leaders. What distinguishes one teacher leader from another is the reach of his or her leadership. Consider these seven responsibilities that teacher leaders ... (11/12 03:37 pm)

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Using Video to Reflect on Teaching & Learning

Using Video to Reflect on Teaching & Learning

Johanna Paraiso, an English teacher in Oakland, Calif., records her students on video to help them look back and improve their presentations individually.


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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