Summer 2011 / Vol. 11, No. 3
Blending face-to-face and online learning
What explains the success of Teach For America?
Dual enrollment programs offer something for everyone
How much is a good teacher worth?
With Steiner’s sudden resignation, will the state continue its Race to the Top?
Is lecturing really all that bad?
Can classroom observations identify practices that raise achievement?
Equity versus excellence and the talented tenth
CHECK THE FACTS
How persuasive is it?
Review of The Same Thing Over and Over by Frederick M. Hess
Review of Five Miles Away, A World Apart by James E. Ryan
Online education works for teachers and students
Educators use web sites and social networks to share lesson plans
Do elementary school students have free-speech rights?
Students learned 3.6 percent of a standard deviation more if the teacher spent 10 percent more time on direct instruction. That’s one to two months of extra learning during the course of the year.