How racist cookies spurred a teacher and her education students to take action.
The Army’s new high-tech strategy for winning recruits.
An excerpt from Christensen’s new book, Teaching for Joy and Justice: Re-imagining the Language Arts Classroom.
Los Angeles teachers take on LAUSD’s mandated tests.
A look inside I-Teach, an effective model for preparing and retaining teachers.
DVDs from Izzit.org follow a familiar free-market script.
American Girl, makers of high quality dolls, historical fictions, films, and other products for girls, has cornered the market on how to sell American girlhood to the public. Its popularity […]
Yes, he played basketball with the president, but there’s more to know—and be worried about—when it comes to the new secretary of education
Arne Duncan’s got game on the court, but public education needs somebody better
Helping students build an ecological identity and a conscious connection to place opens them to a broader bond with the earth.
A review of The Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, The Sense of Wonder, and A Sand County Almanac.
Lunch is too important to be thought of as the ritual pit stop between classroom and playground.
A new era requires new thinking
The problem is this: Testing is killing education. Not only is it narrowing the curriculum generally
In these bleak NCLB days of regimented
Testing mania reaches the pre-K classroom. It saddened me to think that my daughter’s first impression of school was based on taking a test and failing it.”
When it comes to Reading First, don’t believe the hype
Contrary to their spin machine, Disney’s princesses are far from role models
A part of American school curricula for more than 200 years
Six years into the ‘War on Terror
While we were excited to support the opening of the educational closet
I can’t imagine any teacher union leader or local school board member who wouldn’t welcome a new federal program that would make the issue of healthcare benefits a moot point in bargaining.”
“I would really like to see a new movement that gives the kind of hope
for change that there was when I came into teaching in the late 1960s.”
Have you ever sat next to an Asian student in class and wondered how she managed to consistently get straight A’s while you struggled to maintain a B-minus average? -from Top […]