Carol Lee provides an in-depth examination of the practice of teaching, arguing that it is essential to keep sight of what teachers need to know and how they learn across careers.
In this speech, Parent, President of the Centrale des syndicats du Québec, looks at historic and modern trends in Canadian education policy, and their impact on equity in Canadian schools.
Linda Darling-Hammond looks to the practices of high achieving nations and to successes in America's past to address current education policy and the disparities in opportunity for students in the U.S.
Rebecca Pringle discusses ways that unions are collaborating with parents, communities, school districts, and students to improve education and address inequities in educational opportunities for poor and minority students.
Mary-Lou Donnelly examines equity in the Canadian education system, focusing on the roles that teachers and teacher organizations play in Canada's high-achieving schools.
Sharon Friesen examines how two schools with very different approaches--Eastside and Beachcroft Secondary Schools in Alberta, Canada--intellectually engage their students.
Prudence Carter examines what we mean by equity in education in the 21st century through the lens of economic and educational disparities.
In this paper, Ben Levin argues that policy approaches to educational improvement are necessarily different in Canada and the United States, and that greater equity in education can be achieved using practices we already know to be effective.
Dennis Sumara and Brent Davis approach equity from the angle of learning theory, attending to some of the dramatic developments in research and theory that have transformed the playing field of formal education.
Evaluating Teacher Effectiveness: How Teacher Performance Assessments Can Measure and Improve Teaching
In this report, Linda Darling-Hammond describes teacher performance assessments that are reliable, consistent and powerful and can improve student and teacher learning.
In this policy brief, Pasi Sahlberg details the key elements of Finland's successful education system, drawing lessons for reform in the United States.
In this research brief, Linda Darling-Hammond and colleagues look at how high-achieving countries organize professional learning for teachers to draw a set of policy lessons for the United States.
Linda Darling-Hammond et al. conduct a state-by-state analysis of progress on teacher professional development in the United States using data from the Schools and Staffing Survey.
In this presentation, Carol Campbell reviews how other nations assess students and explores how U.S. assessment systems could become internationally comparable.
An article by Prudence Carter on the impact of school desegregation on intergroup relations from Teachers College Record.
Linda Darling-Hammond discusses the need to move beyond a collection of disparate and shifting reform initiatives in the U.S. to a thoughtful, well-organized and well-supported set of policies.
In this presentation, Lorrie Shepard addresses the history of standards-based reform and its theory of action; research on teaching-the-test effects; the importance of curricular coherence, and more.
Student Performance Assessment Series: Performance Assessment in an Era of Standards-Based Educational Accountability
This report by Brian Stecher offers a historical overview that provides alternative perspectives on student testing.