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Author's Corner by Education Week Press

Author’s Corner features occasional updates by Education Week Press, the publisher of must-read titles on policy, research, and instruction. Select Education Week Press authors, such as Gary Marx, also contribute to the blog. (Author’s corner ceased publishing in October 2016.)

Education Opinion 21st Century Trends and Their Implications for Schools
This clip from Education Week's webinar: "Trends for the 21st Century: Preparing for the Schools of Tomorrow", includes noted futurist Gary Marx discussing the implications of these trends on education and schools.
Education Week Press, October 4, 2016
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Education Opinion Growth Mindset: New Book Published by Education Week Press
Growth mindsets are being instilled across the country to give every student the opportunity to reach his or her full potential. Learn about how the growth mindset is working for teachers and students in our new e-book.
Education Week Press, October 4, 2016
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Education Opinion Building Perspective and Context in a Changing World
In this clip from an Education Week's webinar: "Trends for the 21st Century: Preparing for the Schools of Tomorrow", noted futurist Gary Marx emphasizes the importance of staying in touch with trends and issues in education.
Education Week Press, September 26, 2016
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Education Opinion Gary Marx on Releasing Ingenuity in the Classroom
In an Education Week webinar entitled "Trends for the 21st Century: Preparing for the Schools of Tomorrow", noted futurist Gary Marx discusses a wide range of topics and offers a deeper understanding of impending challenges and opportunities to prepare educators for the schools of tomorrow. In this clip, listen to Marx discuss how to release ingenuity in the classroom.
Education Week Press, August 1, 2016
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Education Opinion Essential Back-to-School Reading for Teachers
Check out our back-to-school titles from Education Week Press as you prepare for the new school year. Topics include classroom management, tips for new teachers, helping struggling learners, and more.
Education Week Press, July 27, 2016
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Education Opinion The Charter School Movement: 25 Years in the Making
The 25th anniversary of charter schools marks a period of considerable challenges and successes for the movement. Our free e-book PDF details the impact of the charter school movement on public education, school choice initiatives, student achievement, and more over its first 25 years.
Education Week Press, July 22, 2016
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Education Opinion Inside the Every Student Succeeds Act
The Every Student Succeeds Act is set to reshape our education system. Find out what the new federal k-12 law means for schools and the communities they serve in our new e-book.
Education Week Press, April 26, 2016
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Education Opinion How Can We Teach About Ethics?
Teaching students ethics is as important as teaching them skills and knowledge. Here are four key markers for teaching ethics, along with suggested discussion starters.
Gary Marx, July 2, 2015
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Education Opinion Five Ground Rules to Keep Up With Technology in Education
As the pace of technological change continues to accelerate, educators may have difficulty keeping up. Read predictions and educational implications of new technologies.
Gary Marx, June 18, 2015
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Education Opinion We Are All Poorer for Neglecting Students in Poverty
When we neglect impoverished children, we all pay for it. Morally and economically, that cost is greater than the up-front investment.
Gary Marx, June 4, 2015
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Education Opinion How Education Can Unleash Genius
Fostering ingenuity, creativity, and imagination is a cornerstone responsibility of education and society as a whole. Here are 9 tips for cultivating these essential skills.
Gary Marx, May 14, 2015
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Education Opinion Civil Education: A Balm for Our Increasingly Polarized Society?
On the one hand, we intone the absolute necessity of developing good citizens for our families, schools, colleges, communities, nations, and the world. On the other, we shamelessly short-change civic education and the social sciences.
Gary Marx, April 30, 2015
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Education Opinion How to Find a Sense of Purpose in Education
If students can't see the future relevance of what they learn in school, it's time to rethink the why, what, and how of education.
Gary Marx, April 16, 2015
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Education Opinion We Must Prepare Students for a Globally Interconnected World
In our fast-changing world, global knowledge is a critical component of a well-rounded education, writes Gary Marx.
Gary Marx, April 2, 2015
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