Ironically, they can encourage students to read more.
Educators are feeling drained by the insistent emphasis on collaboration and “social learning”—and that could be undermining kids’ achievement.
Sometimes military-inspired education is exactly what a struggling student needs.
Sometimes, rigor, structure, and healthy habits are what it takes to get a struggling teen back on track. But will the impact disappear once graduates reenter the outside world?
As the focus on group work and collaboration increases, classrooms are neglecting the needs of students who work better in quiet settings.
Well-off kids who don’t get a private education still have significant advantages over their peers.
When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?
It’s not selling out; it’s buying in.
What teachers risk when they focus only on ensuring adolescents are ready for college and their careers
New education standards emphasize technical reading skills over an appreciation for literature and the deeper values it can instill.