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Amber Grzechowiak, a special education teacher at Enterprise Charter School in Buffalo, tries out a virtual reality session.
—Brett Carlsen for Education Week

How Virtual Reality Is Helping Train New Teachers

The technology offers a middle ground between college classwork and a real K-12 classroom, experts say. (September 5, 2017)

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Teachers say new tech tools give young students more creative freedom in music classes, and offer older students who haven’t participated in band or choir an entry point into the subject.
October 10, 2018 – Teacher
Some teachers are gamifying entire units of study, while others are assigning single games to reinforce specific concepts. The results, many say, are mixed.
October 3, 2018 – Teacher
Most preservice teachers are young, white women. Before taking over classrooms, they need to learn the histories of communities different than their own, writes professor Jennifer Rich.
September 12, 2018 – Teacher
Teacher education programs are still feeling the ripples from accreditation standards that asked them to provide evidence for their graduates' success.
August 29, 2018 – Education Week
With so much going wrong in the world, do we really have time to sit around in contemplation? Raquel Ríos makes the case.
August 10, 2018 – Education Week
Colleges of education continue to prepare too many elementary teachers and not enough special education and foreign language teachers to meet districts' needs, a new report finds.
August 9, 2018 – Education Week
Letter to the Editor
Literacy Is a Civil Right
July 18, 2018 – Education Week
An evaluation of a multi-year effort by the Gates Foundation to improve teaching, which cost $575 million, found no evidence the program improved student outcomes or gave low-income and minority students greater access to effective teachers.
July 18, 2018 – Education Week
A Seattle partnership between researchers and practitioners is using a continuous improvement approach to improve outcomes for students making the rocky transition from 8th to 9th grades.
June 20, 2018 – Education Week
An instructional program in Tennessee uses a continuous-improvement process to try to help math coaches do their jobs better.
June 13, 2018 – Education Week

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