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Phi Delta Kappan magazine

Phi Delta Kappan is the professional magazine for anyone who cares about K-12 education and features articles about classroom practice, policy, research, professional issues, and innovations in education.

Recent Articles

  • The 2015 PDK/Gallup poll results

    The latest findings of the 47th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools: Americans want higher professional requirements for teachers and believe teacher pay is too low, but they don’t like tenure. In broad terms: public school parents trust and have confidence in the nation’s teachers, and they said communicating with their child’s teacher is easy.

  • Pardon the interruption?
    Should supervisors intervene during classroom visits? Answer: Brief, impromptu, real-time coaching during classroom observations can be useful, but administrators should carefully consider how and when to obviously insert themselves into instruction.
  • STEM is no fun
    Instead of telling students that STEM is fun, tell them it’s hard, and they’ll fell a sense of pride and accomplishment at their success. Extrinsic motivators, such as success, respect, and social utility are valid and powerful.
  • A tale of two districts
    A look into the success of two unlikely districts that beat the odds gives broad lessons about what district leaders can do to leverage student achievement.
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