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.@bellwethered: At every stage of a teacher's career we simply don't know how to help them improve. #MiragePD owl.li/Y0tx6
Want to know if your instruction is really engaging your students? Do something simple: Ask them. @veekolucas owl.li/XR53K
.@Erica_Mariola's kindergartners prove "our littlest learners can find joy in learning, not in spite of it." owl.li/XV2FS
Parents reverse opinion & support common core math once they understand why their kids' HW looks a little funny. owl.li/Y0tW5
Applications are now open for TNTP’s Bridge Fellowship: a new 12-month residency that seeks to harness the best ideas from inside and outside the education sector.
When students are busy with engaging content, they don't have time to goof off.
In kindergarten, learning and play are not mutually exclusive.
An in-depth look at the work that goes into designing a TNTP report.
Instructional time, like great teaching, isn't distributed equally.
States play a critical role in improving teacher development.
District of Columbia Public Schools shares the strategy behind their community engagement success.
How unions can survive—and thrive—even if they lose in court.
Some of what we've heard after taking The Mirage around the country.
A teacher navigates leaving middle school to teach high school.
Leaders in education reflect on 2015 and forecast 2016.
How did Duval overhaul their curriculum to reach higher standards?
Backtracking on the Common Core and accountability would hurt our most vulnerable students.
Highlights from four years of Fishman Prize residencies.
Kentucky's approach to helping priority schools.
The new bill isn't perfect, but there are good reasons to support it.
Using students' personal experiences to support learning.
It's important for school leaders to interact with kids.
An invaluable lesson one Fishman Prize winner learned.