Civic Education

Funding Doesn't Follow National Praise for Civic Education

Constitution Day is as much a reminder about the lack of government support for civic education as it is the anniversary of the nation's highest law, educators and advocates say. (September 18, 2014)

A New R&D Model, Tested by Novice Teachers

By systematically implementing, testing, tweaking, and expanding a new support program for novice teachers, Austin educators are aiming to apply research for an immediate impact on the classroom. (September 19, 2014)

Creating Context for Growth Mindsets in Class

Elizabeth Stein examines the benefits of a growth mindset, and suggests ways teachers can encourage it in students. (September 17, 2014)

Response: More Advice on Teacher Attire

(September 17, 2014)

Accountability vs. Excellence

(September 17, 2014)

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Most teachers do find joy in teaching, just less and less of that as teachers themselves are increasingly bashed, blamed, hammered, and weighted down from all sides.

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Benefits of Student Reflection

New research shows reflecting on a lesson after it’s over may improve a person’s performance on future tasks. What techniques, if any, have you seen used to encourage students to reflect on what they learned and how they learned it? Share your thoughts. More Discussions >


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Kathleen Cushman on Student Motivation

Kathleen Cushman on Student Motivation

Author Kathleen Cushman shares her insights on the eight conditions of being a motivated learner.


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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Webinar: Personalizing Math Instruction Using Technology
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