How to Help the Rising Number of English Learners Succeed in School
Thursday, February 21, 2019
How to Help the Rising Number of English Learners Succeed in School

In classrooms across the United States, there is a growing number of English learners (ELs)—students who need support in order to become proficient in English—and their numbers have been rising steadily since at least 2000, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Per the center's data, just over 9...

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Educator, Innovator: How Teachers are Becoming Leaders in Edtech
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Educator, Innovator: How Teachers are Becoming Leaders in Edtech

What’s next in the world of educational technology? For the answer, look no further than your nearest classroom teacher. Educators have always been the primary source of product testing and feedback for edtech developers—after all, products that were designed for use in the classroom need buy-in from teachers!...

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Discussion and Debate Bring Many Benefits, Researchers Say
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Discussion and Debate Bring Many Benefits, Researchers Say

Engaging in classroom-based debates and discussions can help boost reading comprehension, according to research spearheaded by Harvard University professor Catherine Snow. In 2010, the Strategic Education Research Partnership (SERP), which operates under the umbrella of the National Academy of Sciences, won a grant from the Institute for Education Sciences that...

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