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Numbers Don't Lie, People Lie with the Numbers

Elizabeth Evans | Posted 06.05.2014 | Education
Elizabeth Evans

About five years ago, I asked the head of my children's school how well standardized tests work. He responded with this question: How will you use the results?

An Important STEM Experiment to Watch

James M. Gentile | Posted 08.28.2013 | College
James M. Gentile

Can major universities bring evidence-based teaching into the institutional culture and emulate the successes in student learning, and enhanced retention and degree completion for their large cohorts of students, that is found with much smaller cohorts of students in private, traditionally STEM-strong private liberal arts institutions?

Global Education Challenge Offers $250,000 For Ideas To Fix Schools

Posted 07.25.2011 | Education

Everyone has an opinion about what's wrong with the education system. Now, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is calling on you to provide the solutions. From...

Learning What the Best College Teachers Do

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

Most educators agree that we need students who are motivated and can become life-long learners. These students exist now as the exception; we need to make them the rule.