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Collaborative innovation for improving learning outcomes worldwide

By JAMES O’MEARA

After arriving in the United States in 2011 to assume presidency of the International Council on Education for teaching, my one thing has been to internationalize teacher education by linking teachers to the global learning agendas of UNESCO and the OECD.

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Stepping up to the profession

Now is the time to explore how to create a teacher residency program modeled after medical preparation…. Read More

Thank you, Mr. Russove

Jack Russove, the author’s favorite and most influential teacher, died this week. This post was originally printed in the February 2009 issue of Phi Delta Kappan magazine…. Read More

How to Plan Your School Days

You’ve discovered that life as a teacher means being constantly on the go. As an elementary teacher, I have several subjects to cover and little time in which to plan. Here are tips for planning your school days without giving up time for fun.

1. Locate district resources. The school… Read More

Face to Faith: Students engaging students across the globe

The Tony Blair Faith Foundation’s Face to Faith program helps awaken students of the majority faiths to the feelings and experiences of students from other faiths and beliefs…. Read More

Building the bridge from research to practice

Practitioners are using ideas from research. But they’re selective in what they use. Ideas that make it into schools are deemed to be significant, philosophically compatible, realistic, and transportable…. Read More

Out of time

Testing is depriving teachers of the opportunity to encourage students to think and create…. Read More

Learning to lead

By JOAN RICHARDSON

I learned one of my first lessons about teacher leadership the hard way. It started with a call from a very angry principal one morning when I was a newspaper reporter in Detroit. He berated me about how badly my front-page story that day had damaged… Read More

Diverse schools serve all of us

Truly diverse schools are an educational imperative and benefit all students and the broader society…. Read More

Get a fresh start

Use the start of a new year to examine your beliefs about teaching…. Read More

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