National attention on issues facing boys and men of color has been elevated in the wake of My Brother's Keeper, President Obama's initiative to improve life outcomes for boys and men of color in the United States.
In our dynamic and global economy, we need to ask whether our workforce is equipped to meet the increasingly complex demands of the 21st century. The answer, as it stands today, is a decisive no.
The use of technology has expanded the scope and effectiveness of homeschooling by leaps and bounds. Parents and students can now create their own, fully customizable lesson plans with just a few clicks.
DeBoer offers a messy but powerful indictment of the "corporatization" of higher education, bemoaning administrative bloat, glamorous facilities, glossy promotion, political correctness and much more.
Many Charter schools serve underprivileged students and minorities, and students with developmental and behavioral disabilities. Research shows students who receive proper direction and feel connected to their community are more likely to graduate.
Okay, the deal is teachers in lots of schools never get a break, and that's often true in schools that serve military families, too. DonorsChoose.or...
Student ownership of emotions is the goal, but often children become frustrated because they cannot explain their feelings. Making emotional vocabulary available in the classroom helps.
While David insists he's not a hero, the grateful parents of 450 Richmond College Prep students would disagree.
I've been thinking a lot about what happened in Ferguson, Baltimore and other cities around our country. The perils of poverty are clearly exacting a heavy price, one we have to confront with innovation.
If we are going to prepare our students for the global marketplace, we must address the challenges minority students face, find ways to keep them in high school, and then support their transition to higher education--whether traditional four year college or vocational training.
Science points to something truly surprising: the single most influential factor (among all other single factors) accounting for differences in education achievement is...
Yes computers are ubiquitous. Yes there are tools for differentiating instruction and personalizing learning, but those tools and methods currently serve the same narrative that has dominated schooling since its inception.
America has an epidemic of youth violence that must be addressed. If we don't put some of the responsibility on our public schools to tackle the impact of this violence, then we have few alternatives for addressing it at the scope that is required.
Under the guise of "education reform" and giving "parents' choice" public education has been deemed a "failure."
Stepping into a classroom for the first time can be a very daunting experience for a first year teacher. They've spent countless hours studying theory, observing veteran teachers and then putting their skills into practice under the watchful eye of a seasoned professional as a safety net
What should be surprising is not that a case must be made for philosophy in America's high schools, but that philosophy hasn't already become an integral part of its schools long ago.