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Teaching Opinion 'Cultivating Student Questioning Is Not a Onetime Thing'
Five educators and authors discuss ways to cultivate students asking questions, including through "question-storming."
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Classroom Technology Opinion Getting Ed Tech Wrong Would Be a Bitter Pandemic Legacy
Bad ed-tech habits that formed during the shutdown risk compromising instruction and even slowing the return to school next fall.
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Teaching Opinion 10 Strategies for Encouraging Students to Ask Questions
Four educators share ways to encourage students to ask questions, including the "Notice & Wonder" routine.
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Equity & Diversity Opinion Is Your District Reinforcing Systemic Racism?
Leaders must ask if their vision of student success reflects what Black and brown families say is most important.
Jennifer Cheatham & John B. Diamond
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Assessment Opinion What State Tests Are (and Aren't) Good For
Spring 2021 testing is happening. That can be a good thing—if the goal is about more than school accountability.
Stuart Kahl
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Equity & Diversity Opinion How Much Will the Pandemic Widen Testing Gaps?
Without substantial investment in their learning, the life chances of children from low-income families are threatened.
Drew H. Bailey, Greg J. Duncan, Richard J. Murnane & Natalie Au Yeung
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Reading & Literacy Opinion Science of Reading Advocates Have a Messaging Problem
Invoking science isn’t all it takes to be credible, especially on a debate as charged as literacy education.
Claude Goldenberg
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