The UK is investing heavily in textbooks used in schools in Shanghai, China; perhaps the United States could benefit by looking at their methods as well.
Shane Vander Hart: Kids have struggled with their ability to write for a long time, but Common Core has not helped and, in fact, has hindered student progress.
Shane Vander Hart: There are legitimate concerns about and arguments to be made over school choice, but Katherine Stewart’s argument isn’t one of those.
Betsy DeVos has fully embraced the power ESSA gave her to approve state accountability plans and has no trouble with exerting federal control.
Silicon Valley tech companies want taxpayers to pay for public schools to teach coding to prepare more American students to go to work for them.
Who will President-Elect Donald Trump appoint as his Secretary for Education? Shane Vander Hart looks at the speculated short list.
The New Jersey Board of Education just voted to require high school students to pass the PARCC Algebra I exam and 10th Grade English exam to graduate.
Perri Klaus, MD objects to discarding handwriting, and in an op/ed in The New York Times explains why it is still essential even in a “keyboard age.”
Pearson does not require teaching experience for their scorers for the PARCC assessments. What could possibly go wrong?
If all you do is teach a particular set of concepts and skills within a novel you are not teaching literature.