Tim Goral

Senior Editor

Articles by Tim Goral

District Administration, August 2015

Leslie T. Fenwick is dean of the School of Education at Howard University. Her upcoming book is "Jim Crow’s Pink Slip: Public Policy and the Near Decimation of Black Educational Leadership After Brown."
Education policy advocate explains why we should diversify the overwhelmingly white U.S. teaching force

District Administration, July 2015

Sir Ken Robinson says creativity should not be an "add on" in schools, but a way of life.
Ending an outmoded industrial education system

District Administration, June 2015

Warren Berger's new books explores why questioning is neither taught nor rewarded in most schools.
A journalist shows how asking questions leads to true learning

District Administration, May 2015

In "The Teaching Brain," Vanessa Rodriguez and her co-author separate teaching from the learning process.
A new book looks at teaching as an evolutionary cognitive skill

District Administration, April 2015

Steve Suitts, vice president of the Southern Education Foundation, the nation must deal with the increase in the number of low-income students.
Nation can’t prosper if all students aren’t succeeding, education expert says

District Administration, March 2015

Vince Bertram, formerly superintendent of Indiana’s third-largest urban school district, is now president of Project Lead The Way,
Competing on a global level starts with attracting—and retaining—the best and brightest teachers

District Administration, February 2015

New York Times science reporter Benedict Carey students can benefit from switching up where they do homework, or even changing the music they listen to while studying.
A new book looks at how to study smarter, not harder

District Administration, January 2015

Authors Michael Horn and Heather Staker say culture is crucial to innovation in schools.
A new book offers tips on unlocking potential while mitigating risk

District Administration, December 2014

Scott McLeod is the author of the popular “Dangerously Irrelevant” blog.
Schools—and teaching—must change to compete in a knowledge economy

District Administration, November 2014

In her book "Building a Better Teacher," Elizabeth Green shows what happens in the classrooms of great teachers
A new book uncovers what makes great teachers tick, and shows how others can learn the craft

District Administration, October 2014

In her new book, journalist Dana Goldstein advocates for bottom-up education reform.
In "The Teacher Wars," Dana Goldstein says many of the battles teachers fight today are nothing new

District Administration, September 2014

Jennifer Karnopp and Charles Reigeluth forecast a major Information Age transformation in K12 education.
Authors Charles Reigeluth and Jennifer Karnopp believe education will look much different in the future.

District Administration, August 2014

John Kuhn, superintendent of Perrin-Whitt CISD in Texas, is the author of "Fear and Learning in America: Bad Data, Good Teachers, and the Attack on Public Education."
A new book shows how fear and bad data are used to influence education policy

District Administration, July 2014

Baruch College journalism professor Andrea Gabor has written extensively on the role of private enterprise in education reform.
A lesson in applying quality standards to education reform

District Administration, June 2014

University of San Francisco associate professor Richard Greggory Johnson III, who focuses on social equity and human rights, says the SAT is unnecessary.
Revamp or not, the SAT has little value in evaluating students for college, professor says.
How a community partnership is using enhanced digital texts to help children become lifelong readers.

District Administration, May 2014

District Administration, April 2014

Director M. Night Shyamalan offers five keys to closing the achievement gap in his book, "I Got Schooled."
How an ‘outsider’ looked at the big picture in education to see what others don’t

District Administration, March 2014

Teacher-turned-activist Sabrina Stevens is executive director of Integrity In Education.
A new organization hopes to give a voice to the community

District Administration, February 2014

Richard Culatta is the deputy director of the Office of Educational Technology at the Department of Education.
Richard Culatta, of U.S. Office of Educational Technology, describes how schools can vet information

District Administration, January 2014

Education expert Will Richardson says schools must teach students to be successful learners in a world of information.
In his new book, Will Richardson says schools aren't keeping up with the tech that drives today's students

District Administration, December 2013

Diane Ravitch, once a top supporter of testing and school choice, is now leading the fight against those policies.
Her latest book, "Reign of Error," argues against testing, the charter school movement, and federally driven mandates

District Administration, November 2013

Amanda Ripley says schools overseas do a better job teaching students critical thinking skills.
Author of "The Smartest Kids in the World" discusses how other nations turned around their education systems

District Administration, October 2013

David Kirp’s book new book is "Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America’s Schools."
David Kirp brings good news of turnaround in Union City Schools

District Administration, September 2013