The 10 Most-Viewed Teacher Stories of 2013
For an idea of what piqued our readers' interests in 2013, the editors at Education Week Teacher compiled a list of the 10 most-viewed articles, including both news and opinion pieces. Do you have a favorite article that wasn't included? Feel free to let us know in the comments section below.
In this Q&A, teaching expert Charlotte Danielson discusses the effects of the common standards on instructional practice and teacher professional development. March 13, 2013
Tim Walker, an American educator who recently moved to Finland to teach 5th grade, reflects on the lessons he would bring back to a U.S. classroom. November 26, 2013 - Opinion
Inviting students to help make changes in their school can be a powerful exercise in practicing leadership, says teacher Jennifer Barnett. January 8, 2013 - Opinion
Mike Schmoker discusses the essential elements of effective lessons—and wonders why they are so often violated in schools today. June 4, 2013 - Opinion
After years of experimentation and reflection, English and digital media teacher Paul Barnwell offers his current take on smart—and not-so-smart—ways to use technology in the classroom. February 12, 2013 - Opinion
Educators around the country are exploring innovative ways to teach the new common-core literacy standards, and some are calling attention to an approach they say is working well: cross-subject thematic units. March 13, 2013
John Owens, author of Confessions of a Bad Teacher, talks about his brief, unhappy career in education and what it says about school systems today. November 19, 2013
Coaches say teachers can develop their classroom-management capacities—assuming they’re willing to re-examine their practices and attend more closely to the details of their interactions with students. October 14, 2013
Despite often lacking support and clear guidance, math educators are taking steps to refine their practice and adopt creative methods to help at-risk and struggling students make the shift to the Common Core State Standards' new instructional paradigm. March 13, 2013
Laura Thomas argues that progressive educators have become so accustomed to the burden of instructional mandates that they may be missing opportunities presented by the common standards. May 1, 2013 - Opinion
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