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Teaching Profession Efforts to Toughen Teacher Evaluations Show No Positive Impact on Students
After a decade of expensive evaluation reforms, new research shows no positive effect on student test scores or educational attainment.
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Science Catching Up Native American Students in Science
The pandemic dealt a setback to science education for Native American students, but culturally relevant lessons could offer a path forward.
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Science Here's How to Make Science More Relevant for Students of Color
Students get more out of science class, these teachers say, when the lessons are linked to their own lives and communities.
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Teaching Opinion To Get Tutoring Right, Connect It to the Classroom
Tutors must have access to and know how to use the same instructional materials as teachers, write David M. Steiner and Ethan Mitnick.
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Teaching Opinion ‘Someone Like Me’: The Surprising Power of Role Models
Teachers are models of behavior—and can help kids aspire to reach goals they never imagined.
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Reading & Literacy White Characters Still Dominate Kids' Books and School Texts, Report Finds
The review comes at a time when there’s increased national attention on what children are reading in school.
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Curriculum Teaching in the 'Metaverse'? Roblox Looks to Make It a Reality
Gaming company Roblox will give $10 million to support development of immersive virtual STEM curriculum for its metaverse platform.
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