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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...

Teachers and students win from video-based professional coaching

Teachers and students win from video-based professional coaching

Providing teachers with feedback—through a medium that allows them to explicitly see how they responded to various scenarios—could help teachers...

How Black teachers make a difference

How Black teachers make a difference

New research digs deeper into the well-documented positive impact that Black teachers have on students' academic and life outcomes.

Planning time may help mitigate teacher burnout—but how much planning time do teachers get?

Planning time may help mitigate teacher burnout—but how much planning time do teachers get?

A look at how the nation's largest districts address planning and collaboration time for elementary and secondary teachers

Forging a path to a better place: A look back at the most widely read Teacher Quality Bulletin posts of 2022

Forging a path to a better place: A look back at the most widely read Teacher Quality Bulletin posts of 2022

The most-read Teacher Quality Bulletin posts of 2022 reflect the questions, overturned assumptions, and trade-offs that face education leaders.

A look back on how school districts are preparing for the years ahead

A look back on how school districts are preparing for the years ahead

The most popular District Trendline posts of 2022, with topics ranging from pay increases for substitutes to building a positive...

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.

Are some teachers more effective than others at teaching students with disabilities?

Are some teachers more effective than others at teaching students with disabilities?

Every family sends their child off to school, hoping the teacher will effectively meet their child's unique needs.

Making the most of who you have: Academic and behavioral gains from repeat teachers

Making the most of who you have: Academic and behavioral gains from repeat teachers

A new study finds sizable gains for students when they are assigned to a teacher for the second time.

Measuring “good” teaching is complicated

Measuring “good” teaching is complicated

Since "good" teaching is so multifaceted, it requires multiple measures to capture its complexity.

Teachers want families, too: Why it’s time for paid family leave

Teachers want families, too: Why it’s time for paid family leave

Offering paid family leave is an important way to improve quality of life for educators.

How many school districts offer paid parental leave?

How many school districts offer paid parental leave?

A review of school districts' parental leave policies and how these policies can help support and retain teachers

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.

From the source: What strategies do teachers of color believe will be most successful in recruiting and retaining teachers of color?

From the source: What strategies do teachers of color believe will be most successful in recruiting and retaining teachers of color?

A new RAND Corporation survey asked teachers what would be the most effective strategies to recruit and retain more teachers...

What do we know about retaining special education teachers of color?

What do we know about retaining special education teachers of color?

New research finds that paraprofessional support, time, caseload, resources, and professional development all play major factors in retention.

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