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11/18/19 | The New York Times
In the New York Times, Democratic presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker writes, "Many public charter schools have proved to be an effective, targeted tool to give children with few other options a chance to succeed. " In the Winter 2020 issue of Education Next, Martin West writes about how and why the other Democratic presidential candidates dodged the charter school question during a recent televised debate.
11/21/19 | Los Angeles Times
In the Los Angeles Times, Daniel Willingham tackles a problem of teaching math: "teaching deep understanding to elementary students requires that teachers have that understanding themselves. Studies consistently show many don’t." In the Fall 2019 issue of Education Next, Joshua Zucker, an instructor with Art of Problem Solving, talked about the importance of teachers asking questions.
Blending face-to-face and online learning
Can classroom observations identify practices that raise achievement?