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Is It Time to Topple the "Five Pillars" of Literacy?

"Bots" Can Write Good Essays, But That Doesn't Make Writing Obsolete

To Help Struggling College Students, Look to Cognitive Science

Why I'm Not Giving Thanks for Twitter

Want Kids to Be Better Readers and Writers? Look to Cognitive Science

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researchED Conferences Link Teachers and Cognitive Science

Why I'm Not Writing About NAEP Reading and Math Scores

New Podcast Examines Why Teachers Have Been "Sold a Story"on Reading Instruction

To Help Students Read and Write, Shower Some Love on the Sentence

Low Funding and Ineffective Teaching Don't Explain Test Score Gaps

Covid Hasn't Disrupted Educational Progress. Test Scores Were Already Falling.

'Presentism' May Be Stoking Doubts About Schools' Ability to Teach History

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When Right and Left Attack the Same Curriculum, Kids Suffer

Elementary Classrooms Are Too Noisy for Kids to Learn

Why 3 Popular Infographics on Reading Don't Tell the Whole Story

How Gestures Can Help Students Learn

When Language Prevents Kids From Succeeding at Math

Yes, National Tests Are Useful--But Not in "Reading"

Here's What States Can Do to Truly Boost Student Literacy

Do We Want More Charter Schools--Or Better Ones?

Covid-Era Babies Are "Talking" Less, Signaling Future Reading Challenges

Let's Not Make Phonics Political--Again

'What Works' in Reading Comprehension--And What Doesn't

Why High School 'Rigor' Is Often Just a Facade

No, Anti-CRT Laws Don't Actually Outlaw Lessons That Might Make Students Feel Uncomfortable

We Need 'Curriculum Transparency,' But Not the Kind Some State Bills Would Require

4 Ideas on How to Teach in a Time of Curriculum Battles

Beyond "Maus": How Tennessee's Schools Are Changing for the Better

Want Kids to Learn History? Ask These 4 Questions

What's Behind the Flap About "Maus"

We Get National Reading Test Results Every 2 Years. Writing? Try 20.

Not Everyone Needs College, But They Do Need to Learn to Read

What If School Integration Isn’t The Key To Education Equity?

7 Ways Our Intuition Can Mislead Us About Learning

Harvard Has Dropped Its SAT Requirement, But Don’t Expect More Diversity