Reader’s workshop: The science...

Jan 24, 2020 by

Robert Pondiscio – I owe my education career to reader’s workshop, the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, and its...

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American schools need dodgebal...

Jun 30, 2019 by

When I was in middle school, dodgeball was a gym-class staple. I don’t remember it being as nefariously Darwinian as some of these...

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The results of Florida’s educa...

May 23, 2019 by

Florida is celebrating the twenty-year mark of the A+ Plan for Education, which brought accountability, parental choice, and...

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To improve educational practic...

Dec 7, 2018 by

Michael J. Petrilli – I’m in the middle of a series of posts looking at how we might usher in a “Golden Age of Educational...

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Teachers, curb your activism

Nov 1, 2018 by

At the height of the battle to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court a few weeks ago, a California math teacher took to...

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More than Overdue: Special Ed ...

May 2, 2017 by

More than Overdue: Special Ed 2.0 – A conversation with Miriam Kurtzig Freedman May 04, 2017 – 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm Thomas...

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Lost opportunity for charter s...

Nov 9, 2016 by

Robert Pondiscio – While the rest of the nation was riveted by the final days of the presidential campaign, the education world...

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Let’s re-introduce compe...

Jul 27, 2016 by

Frank C. Worrell and Rena F. Subotnik – Every instructional strategy, from direct instruction to the flipped classroom, elicits...

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Lamar Alexander floor speech o...

May 17, 2016 by

On May 5, the Congressional Research Service released a report on proposed U.S. Department of Education spending regulations under...

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How we make teaching too hard ...

May 11, 2016 by

Robert Pondiscio – If you caught your pediatrician Googling “upset stomach remedies” before deciding how to treat...

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Harvard wants to save high sch...

Feb 8, 2016 by

Robert Pondiscio – A report last month from the “Making Caring Common” project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education...

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