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Secrets of amazing teachers: What both sides of the education reform debate get wrong about autonomy and accountability

Everyone knows teachers are key. But the debate over reform and Common Core has stalled. This is a way forward<p>The common view of great teachers is that they are born that way. Like Michelle Pfeiffer’s ex-marine in "Dangerous Minds," Edward James Olmos’s Jaime Escalante in "Stand and Deliver," and …

Putin Threatens Nuclear War Over Ukraine

Raising the spectre of nuclear war over Ukraine, Russia’s Vladimir Putin is playing a new, and dangerous, game.<p>On Friday, as Russian Federation tanks …

What Differentiated Instruction Is--And Is Not: The Definition Of Differentiated Instruction

<b>What Differentiation Is–And Is Not: The Definition Of Differentiation</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>For teacher’s and administrators, a useful definition of …

Pedagogy

'Building A Better Teacher': Dissecting America's Education Culture

Teacher effectiveness is a hot topic in education circles right now. How do you measure it, and how can you improve it? What type of teachers should schools keep, and who should they let go?<p>Elizabeth Green says that it's not, as some people assume, a question of personality or charisma. Great …

Robin Williams, Supporter of Young Authors

We at the 826 Valencia and 826 National families were devastated to hear about the death of Robin Williams. Early in the days of 826 Valencia, Robin …

Writing

12 Perfect Books for Your End-of-Summer Reading List

Did you know that people who read books are smarter, more successful, and nicer? At least according to a recent study described in <i>TIME</i>, but I’m …

Core of the Matter: Lessons One Teacher Learned About the Common Core (#CoreMatters)

“Instructional Update.” That was the simple, understated agenda item in our Wednesday afterschool faculty meeting that would come to represent a …

Teaching

Center for Inspired Teaching: Unique teacher residency program transforms both teaching and learning

Image credit: Getty<p>On a sunny July morning at Washington, D.C.’s Capital City Public Charter School, 30 aspiring teachers sit cross-legged in small …

Teaching