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‘Accountability’: Reclaiming the Worst Word in Education

The word accountability seems boring and sterile when used to refer to "punishment through standardized test scores," but teachers already feel accountable to the people most impacted by their work, Justin Minkel writes. (August 31, 2016)

A Practical Guide to Evidence-Based Writing Across Subject Areas

English teacher Linda Yaron shares a selection of strategies to help students gain proficiency what is fast becoming a "gatekeeper skill." (August 30, 2016)

Teacher Diversity Gap Poses a Steep Climb

Without substantial patches to the teacher pipeline, the goal of reaching a broadly diverse teacher workforce likely won't be achieved within the next half-century, according to a new report. (August 30, 2016)

What Does It Mean to Be 'Safe'?: Kinship in Schools

(August 26, 2016)

Set Up a Student-Empowered Classroom

(August 25, 2016)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Agents for Learning finalists identify how ESSA can best support their learning. (07/18 03:39 pm)

Teaching Channel Spotlight

Three-Act Tasks: Modeling Subtraction (Video)

Three-Act Tasks: Modeling Subtraction (Video)

Sarah Dietz, a 2nd grade math teacher at Graham Hill Elementary in Seattle, engages her students in mathematical modeling by using three "acts" of problem solving as they work to solve real-world subtraction scenarios. 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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