Next Draft: Changing Practices in Writing Instruction

English Teacher's Hip-Hop Curriculum Gets Students Writing

Lauren Leigh Kelly's Hip-Hop Literature and Culture Class uses hip-hop texts as a means to develop students' media-literacy and critical-analysis skills. (June 20, 2016)

Hot Summer Thinking: Politics in the Classroom

North Carolina social studies teacher Rod Powell shares what lessons he’s learned for incorporating politics in the classroom in a way that avoids a sense of indoctrination and includes all voices. (June 28, 2016)

Will Amazon Change the Way Teachers Find Lesson Plans?

Amazon is launching a new platform with thousands of free lesson plans, activities, and other instructional materials for teachers. (June 27, 2016)

Gap Growing in Teacher-Turnover Rates: Research

(June 27, 2016)

A Tribute to My Greatest Teachers: My Students

(June 27, 2016)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

A report from the Learning Policy Institute adds to the mounting evidence that not only confirms the value of effective collaboration but also details what it looks like. (06/20 12:14 pm)

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A Classroom Strategy: Mid-Lesson Collaboration

A Classroom Strategy: Mid-Lesson Collaboration

Kindergarten teacher Kristin Alfonzo from South Shore PK-8 School in Seattle explains how teacher time-outs are beneficial for both collaboration purposes and showing students the value of partnerships. Watch teachers engage in a mid-lesson huddle to receive on-the-spot advice about the direction in which to take a lesson and how to push student thinking. Watch the video.

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(E-Book) 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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