Anya Kamenetz appears in the following:
Thursday, February 04, 2016
The Learning Assistant Program at the University of Colorado Boulder is producing better science learning from kindergarten through college.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
"Simplistic or poorly constructed tests," says John King, "just take away from critical learning time."
Monday, February 01, 2016
At least six states are switching the rules so students can get diplomas retroactively.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Lessons from our 50 Great Teachers project: Top educators on trust, caring, respect and awakening "something you've never seen before."
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Many students had complained the new version was too hard. A lower minimum passing score means tens of thousands of students could potentially get their high school equivalency diplomas retroactively.
Monday, January 25, 2016
Hint: It's not because they're worse teachers. A new study says evaluations are biased against female faculty.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
A new study finds black students are half as likely as white students to be assigned to a gifted program. Unless their teacher looks like them.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
The extra money will go to students with financial need who are staying on track academically.
Friday, January 15, 2016
Athletic scholarships, campus visits and other factors work against high-achieving low-income students, a new report says.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
In a study of students at a Colorado university, attractiveness in women was linked to better grades. But the difference disappeared for online classes.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Adding a new, complex, technical subject to the curriculum won't be easy. We hear from students, teachers, entrepreneurs and educators about the challenges.
Friday, January 08, 2016
Less art and play; more textbooks and tests, say surveyed teachers.
Wednesday, January 06, 2016
Does using digital media require moderation, like eating some tasty foods, or abstinence, like cigarettes? An expert weighs in.
Monday, January 04, 2016
Every child needs help from parents and teachers to develop his or her attention span, argues a researcher.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
NPR explores what is behind rising high school graduation rates and the methods schools use to increase these rates.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
The act of writing can affect health, happiness and success. In one experiment, goal-setting dramatically reduced the achievement gap.
Monday, December 28, 2015
The law has changed, but what President Obama calls "too much testing" is likely to continue.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
For the fourth straight year, the U.S. high school graduation rate has improved — reaching an all-time high of 82 percent in the 2013-2014 school year, the Department of Education announced Tuesday.
Friday, December 11, 2015
This week, thousands of events around the world are encouraging computer-coding literacy. "Coding is really about creative self-expression and storytelling," says Mitchel Resnick of MIT's Media Lab.
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
Fifty million students and teachers use free Google Apps for Education. A civil liberties organization says their data are being misused.