Teachers’ Perspectives – Education WeekStudy Materials

Teachers’ Perspectives – Education Week

  Report Roundup “U.S. Teachers’ Support of Their State Standards and Assessments” Nine out of 10 math and English/language arts…

Kindergarten Assessments Begin to Shape Instruction – Education WeekStudy Materials

Kindergarten Assessments Begin to Shape Instruction – Education Week

  IsaBella Johnson, 5, makes the base of a pirate ship during her free choice activity time at Pleasant Grove…

New SAT Yields Higher Scores, But Don’t Be Fooled – Education WeekStudy Materials

New SAT Yields Higher Scores, But Don’t Be Fooled – Education Week

  The number of students taking the SAT has hit an all-time high, but how well they’re doing is a…

How to Assess Arts Education—And Why You Should – Education WeekStudy Materials

How to Assess Arts Education—And Why You Should – Education Week

  Commentary Only an arts education can prepare students for the future By Emily Gasoi & Sonya Robbins Hoffmann There…

Teaching Students to De-Stress Over Testing – Education WeekStudy Materials

Teaching Students to De-Stress Over Testing – Education Week

Third graders participate in a 15-minute mindfulness session in their classroom at Andrews Elementary. —Tamir Kalifa for Education Week Some…

Study Skills – Education WeekStudy Materials

Study Skills – Education Week

  Report Roundup “Rethinking the Use of Tests: A Meta-Analysis of Practice Testing” What’s the best way to study for…

Illinois Is Years Behind in Scoring Science Exams – Education WeekStudy Materials

Illinois Is Years Behind in Scoring Science Exams – Education Week

  News in Brief Three years after Illinois made a bold change in how science would be taught and tested,…

Thousands of English-Learners Fall Short on Test of Language Skills – Education WeekStudy Materials

Thousands of English-Learners Fall Short on Test of Language Skills – Education Week

  A change to how a widely used English-proficiency test is scored has led to thousands of students being retained…

For School Improvement, Demographics Aren’t Destiny – Education WeekStudy Materials

For School Improvement, Demographics Aren’t Destiny – Education Week

  Commentary Lessons from schools with “unexpected” successes By Karin Chenoweth When I talk with teachers, I often find them…

Free ACT and SAT Exams Drive Up College Enrollment for Poor Students – Education WeekStudy Materials

Free ACT and SAT Exams Drive Up College Enrollment for Poor Students – Education Week

  Sharpen those No. 2 pencils: States that pick up the cost of college-entrance exams for all students can boost…