2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence: Top Tens

By 01/14/2020

For the 2020 Public Influence finale, we reveal the top 10 finishers for various academic disciplines, as well as the top junior faculty in the country.

The 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings

By 01/13/2020

Here are the 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. Also see who penned the top best-sellers and which universities produced the most ranked scholars.

The 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Scoring Rubric

By 01/10/2020

In the spirit of full transparency, here’s the detailed methodology for the 2020 Public Influence Rankings, as well as answers to FAQ.

The Five-Tool Scholar

By 01/09/2020

I’ll soon be publishing the 2020 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, so I want to take a few moments today to explain the purpose of those rankings.

Pro-Charter March Greets Democratic Debate in Los Angeles

By 12/20/2019

Parents, students, education activists trail presidential candidates.

$100,000 Prize Will Reward “Teaching Excellence”

By 12/20/2019

Optional weekend advanced math problems on a fifth-grade blackboard inspire appreciation, and an award, decades later.

The Top 10 Education Next Blog Entries of 2019

By 12/18/2019

At least three of our top blog posts address the presidential campaign, either directly or tangentially.

Straight Up Conversation: First American to Win WISE Prize for Education Innovation

By 12/17/2019

Rick talks with Larry Rosenstock, education icon, the founder and CEO of High Tech High, and recent recipient of the WISE Prize for Education, about what he’s learned after a half century in education.

In the News: There Is a Right Way to Teach Reading, and Mississippi Knows It

By 12/17/2019

In the New York Times, Emily Hanford writes that “Mississippi was the only state in the nation to post significant gains on the fourth-grade reading test” in the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress.

In the News: The Things That Do – and Don’t – Motivate Kids to Succeed

By 12/17/2019

The BBC has an article with a look at “which is better for helping children learn”: intrinsic motivation (“natural curiosity”) or extrinsic motivation (“linked to reward”)?

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