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Teaching and Curriculum

Effective classroom practices

Building vocabulary to improve reading in middle school
Article featuring: Catherine Snow
Treating the “instructional core”: Education rounds
Article featuring: Richard Elmore, Elizabeth City, and Lee Teitel
Restoring the balance: Putting the adolescent reading crisis in context
Article featuring: Vicki Jacobs
Summer reading and summer not: Fighting the summer reading slump
Article featuring: James Kim
Developing flexibility in mathematical problem solving
Article featuring: Jon Star
From quantities to quality: How mathematical knowledge leads to better math teaching
Article featuring: Heather Hill
Reading, writing, and reform
Article featuring: Terry Tivnan
Morphological analysis: New light on a vital reading skill
Article featuring: Nonie Lesaux
Early childhood education and beyond: Teacher-child relationships and learning
Interview featuring: Jacqueline Zeller
What is teaching for understanding?
Article featuring: David Perkins and Tina Blythe
Reading and writing for understanding
Article featuring: Vicki Jacobs

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Gaining insight into student work

Rounds for teachers
Article featuring: Steve Seidel
Ideal world
Article featuring: Catherine Elgin

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Global education

Growing Up Globally
Article featuring: Fernando Reimers

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Learning needs of the future

Helen Haste
Technology and youth: A remix that is changing the education landscape
Article and videos featuring: Helen Haste
Five Minds for the Future
Article and video featuring: Howard Gardner

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Online professional development

Why use the Web for professional development?
Video featuring: Stone Wiske
WIDE World
Summary and link featuring: David Perkins and Stone Wiske

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Rethinking the black/white achievement gap

Challenging the notion of “oppositional culture”
Article featuring: John Diamond
A new era of civil rights
Article featuring: Mica Pollock
Lee Academy: A school focused on closing the achievement gap
Article and video featuring: Richard Weissbourd
Everyday anti-racism
Article featuring: Mica Pollock

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Understanding the thoughts, feelings, and motivations of other people

Social perspective taking: A multidimensional approach
Article, video, and quiz featuring: Hunter Gehlbach
Learning to stand in someone else's shoes
Video featuring: Robert Selman

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