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Science Opinion How to Meet the Challenges of Teaching Science
Let students write. Let students play. Let students fail. Those are some of the strategies that can bring science to life in classrooms.
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Mathematics Opinion How Reflexive Partisanship Has Undermined Math Education
Conflict over how math is taught is not new. An educator recalls the many disputes since the 1990s.
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Assessment Opinion Are There Better Ways Than Standardized Tests to Assess Students? Educators Think So
Student portfolios and school community surveys are but two of the many alternatives to standardized tests.
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Teaching Profession Opinion How I'm Putting the Joy Back in Teaching
Here are three steps I’m taking to bring back the joy—for my students and for myself.
Domonique Dickson
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Teaching Profession Opinion Why I Left Teaching (Spoiler: It Wasn't the Students)
A teacher explains how three trends drove him out of the profession this year.
Paul Veracka
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Reading & Literacy Opinion When the 'Science of Reading' Goes Too Far
A teacher and a literacy specialist lament tedious assessments that do little to promote reading comprehension.
Jessica Hahn & Mia Hood
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Teacher Preparation Opinion 4 Steps for Better University Partnerships
Teacher-candidates can do more for your school than just fulfill their required hours.
Leah Wasburn-Moses
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