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Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon? Why China Has the Best (and Worst) Education System in the World

Yong Zhao holds the first Presidential Chair at the University of Oregon, where he also serves as Associate Dean for Global Education and professor in the Department of Educational Measurement, Policy, and Leadership (EMPL). Born in China’s Sichuan Province, Zhao … Read more.

Check out our September 2014 New Releases!

A Non-Freaked Out Guide to Teaching the Common Core: Using the 32 Literacy Anchor Standards to Develop College- and Career-Ready Students  by Dave Stuart Jr. (2014) — 9781118952269 Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?: Why China Has the Best … Read more.

64 Schools in 89 Days : An Excerpt from #EdJourney by Grant Lichtman

Grant Lichtman is a senior fellow with The Martin Institute for Teaching Excellence, a consultant to the National Business Officers Association, and works with K–12 schools around the country on aspects of innovation and strategic planning. Below is an excerpt … Read more.

5 Things to Look for in a Teacher Mentor

In our New Teachers Series, we share tricks and tips from Robyn Jackson, an expert on professional development for educators. All of these tips and more can be found in Jackson’s latest book, You Can Do This: Hope and Help … Read more.

What Does “College- and Career-Ready” Actually Mean?

Dave Stuart Jr. teaches English and world history in Cedar Springs, Michigan. He also writes a popular blog on teaching the Common Core State Standards, called Teaching the Core (www.teachingthecore.com). With over ten thousand monthly readers, Dave’s blog has been … Read more.

12 Useful Literacy Resources in Honor of International Literacy Day

  September 8 is International Literacy Day! How will you and your students be celebrating? If you’d like to get your students more involved in reading and writing, we’ve got you covered! Here’s a list of our newest and most … Read more.

Back-to-School Resources for Teachers

For most of you, the school year has already started, and for the rest it will be starting soon. In honor of the back-to-school period, we’ve compiled a list of resources that may be useful to you. If you’re interested … Read more.

New Teachers: Don’t Spend All Your Time Teaching

In our New Teachers Series, we share tricks and tips from Robyn Jackson, an expert on professional development for educators. All of these tips and more can be found in Jackson’s latest book, You Can Do This: Hope and Help … Read more.

Are middle school teachers really worse than elementary school teachers?

  New research from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation reveals a surprising finding: as students move up in grade level, their teachers receive much harsher evaluations. The study, which was conducted at Florida, North Carolina, and New York schools, … Read more.

New Teachers: You’re Allowed to Experiment

In our New Teachers Series, we share tricks and tips from Robyn Jackson, an expert on professional development for educators. All of these tips and more can be found in Jackson’s latest book, You Can Do This: Hope and Help … Read more.