Spotlight on What's Working in Schools

Education Week Spotlight Series

What's Working in Schools

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The Education Week Spotlight on What's Working in Schools is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on:

  • Supporting educators through instructional coaching
  • Encouraging meaningful collaboration among teachers
  • Helping students with learning disabilities thrive
  • Tips for teaching English-language learners

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

A first-of-its-kind analysis suggests a link between student achievement and the degree to which teachers have a role in school decisionmaking.
November 1, 2017 – Education Week

A research analysis of dozens of studies finds links between improved school climates and narrowing gaps between low-income students and their peers.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week

Visual notetaking can be an important tool for students to synthesize information, create connections, and demonstrate their understanding of difficult concepts, writes arts educator Sherrill Knezel.
October 4, 2017 – Teacher

Teaching English-learners can be a rewarding experience—especially if educators know the best practices and necessary facts. Wendi Pillars shares her tips for having a successful year with ELLs.
September 6, 2017 – Teacher

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