Children begin learning the building blocks of math and literacy as early as 6 months old, according to cognitive science research. How children learn these skills and the best ways to help them is a subject that is continuously evolving.
Was a quick computer distribution during Covid, a literacy initiative or a combination of factors, plus random error, behind a surprising 8th grade score in Los Angeles Unified?
If TikTok can accurately predict which images, songs, videos you will like the most, why can't algorithms similar to those that power TikTok help suggest which course of study and career you may excel in?
Whether in person or online, tutoring is the only way students will catch up academically, panelists say.
California needs to be screening all K-2 students for dyslexia and should also mandate that districts use literacy curriculum based on the science of reading.
Teachers become gatekeepers to books, a longstanding practice in many schools where the assigned reading level is treated as a sacred cow.
If ever there was a time for innovation and out-of-the-box ideas, this is it.
An overreliance on technology eliminates the verbal interaction between students, their peers, and their teachers and takes the learning out of the classroom and onto the screen.
California initiative will bring nearly $1 billion to K-12 schools for drama, music, art
One key way to fight falling test scores, experts suggest, is to dig deep into the exhaustive body of research on how the brain learns to read.
The scores may be grim, some say, but they're far from shocking. Some experts warn that cratering test scores warn of a system that was broken long before the pandemic.
'Education Recovery Scorecard' shows vast disparities among districts by converting results on NAEP and state tests into a common measure: how much learning declined during the pandemic.
New test results point to an urgent need by California to improve learning during pivotal years for education.
Accreditation of California teacher preparation programs will hinge on whether they follow new literacy standards that focus more intensely on foundational reading skills.
A look at individual districts reveals a nuanced picture of Smarter Balanced test results.
I am proof that even the smallest space for art in students' lives can have a monumental impact.