Reading & Literacy As Revised Lucy Calkins Curriculum Launches, Educators Debate If Changes Are Sufficient
Researchers and educators who have reviewed excerpts offer mixed reviews on their potential to shift classroom instruction.
Reading & Literacy New Curriculum Review Gives Failing Marks to Two Popular Reading Programs
Two of the nation's most-used literacy programs are facing new criticism.
Reading & Literacy Popular Literacy Materials Get 'Science of Reading' Overhaul. But Will Teaching Change?
Lucy Calkins and Jennifer Serravallo are among those releasing updates that move away from unproven techniques like three-cueing.
Teaching How to Make Lessons Cohesive When Teaching Both Remote and In-Person Classes
When some students are online and others in school buildings, how can teachers make sure everyone is learning what they need to learn?
Curriculum An Unexpected Tool for Remote-Learning During Coronavirus: Public TV Stations
The effort amounts to a low-cost alternative and readily accessible solution for schools that have been forced to develop and implement long-term online lesson plans on the fly.
Teaching Opinion Don't Blame Teachers for Selling Their Lesson Plans. Blame the System That Makes It Necessary
Schools can't even afford to hire enough teachers, so why are we surprised that teachers are turning to a website for resources? asks Kat Tipton.
School & District Management Obituary Obituary
Gary D. Marx, the longtime director of communications at AASA, the School Superintendents Association, has died. He was 80.
Teaching Profession From 'Rotten Apples' to Martyrs: America Has Changed Its Tune on Teachers
After years of being blamed for the problems in schools, teachers are now being held up as victims of a broken system. How did the pendulum swing so quickly?
Markets Pearson Tests Growth-Mindset Messages in Software
An experiment with embedding 'growth-mindset' messaging in software appeared to help students persist when they encountered difficulty, and raised ethical concerns.
Education Ronald A. Wolk, Education Week Founder Who Launched New Era for K-12 Journalism, Dies at 86
His decades of work as an editor, publisher, and thought leader helped elevate the national conversation about education at a pivotal time for public policy.
Classroom Technology Pearson Tested 'Social-Psychological' Messages in Learning Software, With Mixed Results
An experiment with embedding "growth-mindset" messaging in software appeared to help students persist when they encountered difficulty—and raised ethical concerns.
Curriculum Educators Carefully Watch Pearson as It Moves to Sell K-12 Curriculum Business
Hundreds of thousands of U.S. students use Pearson's curriculum products in their classrooms, but soon those print and digital resources will be owned by a different company.
Equity & Diversity Q&A Why All the Black Kids Are Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria (Q&A)
How school leaders should embrace conversations about race and other insights from bestselling author Beverly Daniel Tatum.
Curriculum Do High School Literature Series Make the Grade?
A Consumer Reports-style review dissects six major textbook series used in America's high schools. Read how they fared.