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Kappan magazine

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

  • Children of immigration
    The story of the children of immigration is deeply intertwined with the story of our nation. Embracing immigrant children and cultivating their full potential is the education challenge of our generation. The stakes are high: Their future is our future.
  • Anywhere, anytime learning
    What students learn in out-of-school settings is becoming increasingly important to individual learning. Places such as libraries, museums, digital media, and after-school programs are evolving into extended classrooms and offer opportunities for educators to reimagine how they engage with families.
  • College for all, not quite equal
    So much of our national identity  has become wrapped up in believing that everyone can and should attend college. But reality is more complex. In this article, we learn the stories of three students who got into college — but the similarities stopped there.
  • Motivate disadvantaged students to college
    Psychological science has revealed a body of evidence that can help educators motivate disadvantaged students and work to keep them on track through high school and potentially into college; it calls for educators to get the right information to them at the right time.
  • Kappan Call for Manuscripts
    Our upcoming publishing year promises to be pivotal. In addition to a new PDK poll and a new U.S. president, we’ll be looking at issues ranging from competency-based education, teacher shortages, the stress that school brings to both adults and children, and the return of art and music to education.
  • See all our 2015 PDK poll results

    See all the results on important questions regarding teaching, testing, college, and the Common Core.

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