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Improving Educational Opportunities for English Language Learners

Sponsored Content In the nearly forty years since they were founded, UFT Teacher Centers have helped tens of thousands of teachers deepen their content knowledge and hone their teaching methods.  That’s why we are pleased that a $250,000 state grant will establish UFT Teacher Centers specifically designed to help educators meet the needs of English […]

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Teaching Matters Most: A School Leader’s Guide to Improving Classroom Instruction

A laser-beam focus on improving instruction to improve learning If we want to change how students write, compute, and think, then teachers must transform the old “assign-and-assess” model into engaging, coherent, and rigorous instruction. The authors show school leaders how to make this happen amidst myriad distractions, initiatives, and interruptions. Unlike other books that stop […]

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Methods Matter: Improving Causal Inference in Educational and Social Science Research

Educational policy-makers around the world constantly make decisions about how to use scarce resources to improve the education of children. Unfortunately, their decisions are rarely informed by evidence on the consequences of these initiatives in other settings. Nor are decisions typically accompanied by well-formulated plans to evaluate their causal impacts. As a result, knowledge about […]

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An Excellent Chromebook App for Improving Kids Reading Skills

October , 2015 Kids Sight Words is a great Chromebook and Android app  to use with kids to help them improve their reading skills.  This is basically an engaging game in which kids get to play with Tammy the frog as it sets out to explore the four major activities in the app. Using a […]

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