They rallied to get through the spring after Covid-19 hit, but theyâll need to deliver a better learning experience if they want skeptical students to return.
Fewer students are filing financial aid applications this year, as the pandemic continues to disrupt college plans for high school seniors nationwide.
Educators are changing instructional priorities, altering lessons, and working on ways to help teachers grow professionally, all in an effort to raise math achievement.
A program in Howard County, Md., is built on the insight that children can have strong emotions around academics, and those emotions can sabotage learning.
Experts recommend emphasizing language skills, avoiding assumptions about ability based on broad student labels, and focusing on students’ strengths rather than their weaknesses.
Digging a little deeper into the data from international tests reveals ways in which differences in the content students can access widens math achievement gaps.
A sizable body of research shows that intensive, one-on-one coaching can improve instructional practice and student achievement more than other professional development offerings for teachers.
“Detracking” math teachers is tough because many educators resist upending their routines or challenging informal hierarchies, and PD initiatives to make it happen are limited.
Math discourse is a technique that works as well virtually as it does on paper or in face-to-face classrooms, according to experts.
If budget cuts force pink slips, many districts leaders may be able to protect their most effective teachers, especially in schools where turnaround is high.