Teaching Letter to the Editor When Can ‘Group Work’ Be Productive?
This letter to the editor offers insight on how to get real collaboration out of group work.
Teaching Opinion I'm a Student. Here's Why Group Work Feels So Unfair
I get a sinking feeling of dread from the fear of an uneven distribution of work. Here's what I wish teachers would do instead.
Teaching Opinion What Students Wish Teachers Understood About Group Projects
If you’re the person always stuck doing thankless tasks, you know this is an issue.
Teaching Spotlight Spotlight on Project-Based Learning
This Spotlight will empower you with insights on how experiential projects can help students, real-world problem solving, and more.
Reading & Literacy Q&A How to Build Better Small-Group Reading Instruction
Reading expert Matthew Burns answers questions about how to rev up classroom reading groups.
Reading & Literacy Webinar Getting Reading Groups Right
What is the best approach to reading group design? Join us and gain critical insights into effective research-backed strategies to support student reading achievement.
Teaching Opinion Q&A Collections: Cooperative & Collaborative Learning
Ten years of links containing advice from 50 teachers on how to incorporate cooperative and collaborative learning in the classroom.
Teaching Opinion How to Unleash the Power of Collaborative Learning
Three research-backed ways to facilitate interactive activities, both in and outside the classroom.
Classroom Technology Why 'Deep Learning' Is Hard to Do in Remote or Hybrid Schooling
Educators are helping students learn to dig deeper into topics in remote, hybrid, or socially distanced learning, but it isn’t easy.
Professional Development From Our Research Center Why Personalized Learning Is Struggling During COVID-19
Tailoring lessons to individual students’ academic needs and personal interests might be getting pushed to the backburner, out of necessity.
Teaching Opinion Response: 'To Maximize Group Work, Make It Metacognitive'
A three-part series of supporting effective student group work is "wrapped-up" today with commentaries from Nancy Frey, Doug Fisher, Michael Fisher, Dr. Laura Greenstein, Debbie Zacarian, Michael Silverstone and Cindy Terebush.
Teaching Opinion Response: Effective Group Work Starts With Classroom Culture
Karen Goeller, Jill Kester, Rachael Williams, Kara Pranikoff and Cheryl Mizerny share their ideas for effective student group work.
Education Opinion What Are the Best Ways to Handle Group Work in Class?
The new question-of-the-week is: How can teachers maximize student learning gained by group work?
Assessment Video Experience Education Week’s Summit on “Testing for Real-World Performance”
Assistant Managing Editor Debra Viadero talks about the latest turn in education toward performance-based assessment and invites educators to the “Testing for Real-World Performance” summit on Tuesday, February 19, at 1 p.m. In this online event, Education Week journalists and guests will staff online “discussion rooms” on a host of topics, including: the problems and pitfalls of performance-based testing measures, ways to assess group work, alternatives to traditional grades, how some college admissions offices weigh performance-based measures, and video game-based formative assessments for elementary schools. You will get a unique opportunity to interact directly with the writers and experts who helped shape coverage of our new special report on performance assessment. After the discussions, watch writers and editors sum up the discussion in a series of livestreamed interviews.