American high school seniors’ math scores didn’t improve between 2015 and 2019, while their reading scores fell, according to the latest round of federal test results. The scores highlight the country’s broader failure to boost student test scores over the last decade and the particular stubbornness of high school reading results, which have actually declined since the early 1990s. […]
The Government Accountability Office sounded a dire warning: One in three public school students — some 14 million — was learning in a building in need of extensive repair. In New Orleans, that meant rotting buildings with no air conditioning. In rural California, it meant difficult-to-maintain portable classrooms. America’s school facilities, one observer said, were
As the school year begins amid an ongoing pandemic and after a summer of racial reckoning, Social and Emotional Learning is going to hold special appeal to educators trying to help students heal from a range of painful losses. The idea behind this kind of learning, known as SEL, is that when students are calm,
John Oliver takes a look at how the history of race in America is taught in schools, how we can make those teachings more accurate, and why it’s in everyone’s best interest to understand the most realistic version of the past.
Student learning Good teachers are better at teaching students effectively. When teachers have access to continuous learning opportunities and professional development resources, they are better equipped to become good teachers — especially if their students have learning needs or are performing below or above grade level. Student achievement should be the goal of any teacher
Being a substitute teacher is not easy. Dealing with an unfamiliar environment difficult students are some of the common challenges for substitute teachers. Try these tips to enhance your substitute teaching experience. How to deal with Aggressive Make it clear to students that both aggressive behavior and bullying are unacceptable and will not be taken
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