Teacher Update: The Home Library Effect: Transforming At-Risk Readers
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First Person'Flipping' the classroom ensures students receive a personalized education tailored to their needs, say two early adopters of the model. (Teacher)
CommentaryLike the importance of maintaining a healthy diet, math instruction requires a balanced and measured approach, writes Robert Kaplinsky. (Education Week)
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Teacher in a Strange LandNancy Flanagan discusses how the national discourse on education reform is mostly dominated by men, while women carry out the policy orders.
Learning Forward's PD WatchTeachers in authentic learning communities hold one another accountable and take responsibility for improving themselves and each other, says LF's Shirley Hord.
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