How Gifted Students are Overlooked

The author of a prominent guidebook on closing the achievement gap says that emphasis on assisting struggling students is part of the process of how gifted students are overlooked. Policy support that has vacillated between gifted and struggling students for several...

Successful Blended Learning Programs

While it’s easy to get excited about all the devices and possibilities of technology in the classroom, software and technology are not the primary focus in successful blended learning programs.  The primary focus is setting reasonable goals and choosing...

Is Student Achievement Affected by Homework?

Homework is always a hot button and can cause a lot of tension between students and teachers, parents and teachers, and students and parents.  Teachers assign homework and students grumble about it.  Parents struggle to get their kids to do the homework.  Is it all...