What do NASA scientists, historians, and strong readers have in common? Content knowledge

What do NASA scientists, historians, and strong readers have in common? Content knowledge

I was recently reading a NASA article with my 12-year-old child about the dynamics of flight and was struck by...

Teaching reading is brain science

Teaching reading is brain science

What many still don't recognize is that teachers' reading instruction changes the wiring in children's brains.

A call to action from dismal NAEP scores: Support teachers to engage with parents

A call to action from dismal NAEP scores: Support teachers to engage with parents

Parents and families must be part of the partnership to help students gain back their academic footing.

Eight ways states can act now to retain an effective, diverse teacher workforce

Eight ways states can act now to retain an effective, diverse teacher workforce

A focus on teacher recruitment without appropriate attention to retention is like trying to collect water in a sieve.

We wouldn’t lower standards for pilot licenses—so why teachers?

We wouldn’t lower standards for pilot licenses—so why teachers?

Who wants someone who has not demonstrated their knowledge and skills to be trusted with landing the plane? Teaching is...

Reflections on the pandemic and the power of teachers

Reflections on the pandemic and the power of teachers

Now is the moment to chart a new path forward.

We must do better

We must do better

We must join together to ensure that our nation keeps children and teachers safe.