Articles: Teaching & Learning

Are You a Rock Star?

Rock star status, by my definition, tends to be conferred upon people who are able to reach a large number of people with their work and, as a result, affect change.

The Rise of the Rest

Increasing attention to the nurturing of gifted students should be a national imperative.

Black Children Still Left Behind

Educators seek new strategies to address persistent achievement gaps and discrimination against African-American students.

A Call for Technology Leadership

New recommendations urge every superintendent to have a technology strategy—or risk falling behind.

Perseverance Is Key

Each issue of DA has its challenges and requires its own level of perseverance.

Disney's Planet Challenge Heroes

Students nationwide are solving environmental issues in their community for Disney's Planet Challenge.

Showcasing STEM Careers

A new Web video series shows students where their interests in math and science can lead them in terms of a college education and careers.

Dividing Arizona

Critics say recent state immigration policies are segregating schools.

Elevating Special Education

John O'Connor, executive director for special services at the DeKalb (Ga.) County School System, has helped reinvent instruction for special ed students.

Seeking Tangible Results for Effective Teaching

Hillsborough County (Fla.) Public Schools embarks on its second year of collecting data for grant project from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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