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Teaching & Learning Opinion It Was Another Busy School Year. What Resonated for You?
See the most popular posts in Classroom Q&A over the past school year.
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Professional Development Opinion How Video Has Improved Instructional Coaching
Letting teachers see inside each other’s classrooms and practices has helped teacher development and school culture.
Sharon Boothe
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Equity & Diversity Opinion How to Best Address Race and Racism in the Classroom
Despite the challenges, teaching about the politically sensitive topic is important.
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Student Achievement Opinion Academic Recovery Efforts Can't Be Uniform
Returning to "normal" will not be enough next school year, write three researchers.
Dan Goldhaber, Andrew Mceachin & Emily Morton
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Reading & Literacy Opinion 3 Steps to Improve Literacy Skills
Any teacher can effectively impart core literacy skills.
Mike Schmoker
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School Choice & Charters Opinion Charters Need to Be More Accountable
The proposed changes to the federal Charter School Program are just common sense.
Jitu Brown & Randi Weingarten
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School Climate & Safety Opinion Let’s Act to End School Shootings
Don’t give up on student safety when the spotlight fades on Uvalde, plead 17 principals who led their schools during or following shootings.
Principal Recovery Network
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Equity & Diversity Opinion What Black History Month Should Mean: A Collection
Amid national backlash against racially conscious instruction, it will take hard work to improve how Black history is taught in schools.
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Teaching Profession Opinion What We Learned About Teachers During the Pandemic: A Series
A researcher shows how teachers went from making school happen to having little say in planning for an unprecedented year.
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College & Workforce Readiness Documentary A Year Interrupted
When COVID-19 closed schools for millions of students, Education Week documented two seniors as they faced an uncertain future.
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