Educator Voices

Stacey Roshan has always loved math. It was her favorite subject in school and she went on to study applied economics in her postsecondary education. But despite her love of the subject, Roshan remembers being terrified of math class itself. As a student, she was smart, quiet, a slow processor and...
Why do we create goals and mission statements among the planets and stars, then insist on data and strategies grounded in research and reality? The post The Problem With Most School Mission Statements appeared first on TeachThought.
For the fourth time in history, Congress is considering impeaching the president of the United States. For teachers around the country, it’s an opportunity to explore concepts and skills that are often relegated to textbooks. We asked social studies teachers from around the country how — if...
Peer teaching occurs when students, by design, teach other students. The post The Definition Of Peer Teaching: A Sampling Of Existing Research appeared first on TeachThought.
For many families, reading is a pleasurable activity when kids are young, but becomes a battle as kids get older. Parents are more aware than ever that strong reading skills are fundamental to academic success. Teachers also feel pressure to make sure students are reading on or above grade level,...

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