Reading & Literacy Opinion 'I No Longer Give Grades on Student Writing Assignments, and It's the Best Thing Ever!'
Five educators share how they have helped students motivate themselves to revise their writing.
School & District Management Vaccine Requirements, Failing Grades, Teacher Evaluations: Our Latest Survey Results
Fifty-seven percent of teachers, principals, and district leaders oppose vaccine requirements as a condition of employment or enrollment.
Student Achievement Should Schools Be Giving So Many Failing Grades This Year?
As the pandemic rages, schools are seeing a parallel surge in the numbers of students with Ds and Fs.
Assessment Opinion The Principal Is In: A New Advice Column for Principals
"I feel like we've opened a Pandora's box of grading." Tamara McWilliams takes on this and other urgent concerns for school leaders in a new advice column.
Student Well-Being Survey: COVID-19 Masks for Teachers, But Not Kids; Student Engagement Drops
New EdWeek Research Center survey examines the frustrations educators had as the school year wound down and some challenges ahead for 2020-21.
Teaching Opinion 6 Classroom Changes Teachers Will Make When Schools Reopen
Teaching during the pandemic is bringing home the value of fewer grades and “old people" technology, writes Gina Denny.
Assessment Grading Students During the Coronavirus Crisis: What's the Right Call?
Schools are wrestling with how to handle grading in a remote learning environment when not all students have reliable access to resources.
Assessment Opinion I've Changed How I Grade My Students. You Should, Too
My job as a teacher is to help students learn, not to use extrinsic motivation to get them to work, writes Miriam Plotinsky.
Teaching Opinion 'Should Grades Be Based on Classwork?' And Other Questions We Should Stop Asking
Many of education's most common questions skip a logical step or two, warns Alfie Kohn.