Classroom Technology 6 Lessons Learned About Better Teaching During the Pandemic
Educators who work in personalized learning schools are adjusting instruction for remote, hybrid, and in-person learning.
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.
College & Workforce Readiness Video The World of Careers Is Changing. This Superintendent Aims to Get His Students ‘Future Ready’
Students get a postsecondary jump-start through Hamilton County, Tenn.’s Future-Ready Institutes, led by Superintendent Bryan Johnson.
Curriculum Opinion Project-Based Learning: Student Choice, Engagement, and Authenticity
Two teachers share how they used the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals to inspire students' project work.
College & Workforce Readiness Opinion Connecting Students to the World Through Food Studies
Ideas for integrating food into the classroom from guest blogger Sarah Anderson.
School & District Management Opinion How Teacher Networks Can Facilitate Deeper Collaboration
Teacher Karen Martin shares the impact of networks on rural teachers and students.
Assessment Video K-12 Performance Assessment Terms Explained
Interest is growing in assessing students’ learning by having them show what they can do with what they know. But educators often disagree about what terms like performance assessment and project-based learning really mean in the classroom. In an effort to clear up some of the confusion, Education Week writers developed definitions for six performance-assessment related terms, including proficiency-based learning, project-based learning, standards-based grading, and portfolios. See the results in this animated glossary.
Equity & Diversity Opinion Students Making an Impact: Global-Scholar Programs in the Midwest
Students can earn a "global distinction" on their high school diploma by completing a capstone project. Annette Cowart explains what this means for districts.
College & Workforce Readiness Colleges Crack Open the Admissions Door to Consider Students' Skills
Most colleges rely on standardized tests and grades to decide who gets into their schools. A handful of schools want to change up the mix.
Teaching Can 'Capstone Projects' Deepen Learning for High School Seniors?
Educators in Oakland, Calif., say the yearlong graduation projects are helping students master oral, writing, and research skills that will serve them well for whatever comes next.