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A California School District exploring strength-based learning is learning that focussing on what students do well produces more significant levels of engagement and higher levels of academic achievement.
The traditional way of teaching and assessing students in literacy doesn’t work. Assistant Superintendent Christi Morgan talks to Rod Berger about her plans to change writing assessments.
The adoption of personalized learning approaches has increased significantly in recent years. This report from RAND looks at the promising results in 62 charter and district schools.
Transforming our current day classrooms and schools to give every child the quality education they deserve is crucial. Teachers and technology must not be an either/or dichotomy if we want to ensure success, says EdSurge.
The growing movement towards standards-based grading in high schools could end up being a boon for college administrations offices by providing deeper information about students. But administrators need to prepare for it, says Paul Riede for School Administrator magazine.