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Articles from Phi Delta Kappan (February 1, 2013)

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"I didn't mean to ...": practical suggestions for understanding and teaching students with sexualized behavior. Rappaport, Nancy; Minahan, Jessica 3297
Addressing achievement gaps with psychological interventions: carefully devised and delivered psychological interventions catalyze the effects of high-quality educational reforms, but don't replace them. Yeager, David; Walton, Gregory; Cohen, Geoffrey L. Report 2967
Adults set the tone for welcoming all students: a scholar whose son is gender nonconforming allows her experience as his mother to shape her academic work and her views about how schools can become more comfortable places for all students. Slesaransky-Poe, Graciela Essay 2822
Are we pushing for greatness? School improvement is about more than closing achievement gaps. Schools also must balance equity and excellence. Duke, Daniel L. Report 2951
Beyond the bubble in history/social studies assessments: to prepare students for assessments tied to the Common Core, teachers need tools and tests that help students analyze primary and secondary sources and develop written historical arguments. Breakstone, Joel; Smith, Mark; Wineburg, Sam Essay 2580
Build a curriculum that includes everyone: ensuring that schools are more accepting of LGBT students and issues requires more than passing mentions of diversity in sex education classes. McGarry, Robert 2735
Changing profession. Brief article 177
Coaching--and teaching--for results: collecting assessment data will be meaningless unless leaders push teachers to uncover the reasons for student errors and plan how to address them. Bambrick-Santoyo, Paul Column 1343
Do we need school districts? Opponents say districts are unwilling or unable to adopt change; proponents say they serve a crucial, practical role implementing and preserving local input. Where's the middle ground? Levin, Ben Essay 1245
Education leaders: Finland and South Korea. 379
Emerging leader: helping the brightest do their best. Patterson, Greg Interview 378
Equity requires purposeful action: whether mandating fees or granting admission to special programs, schools must treat all students the same. Darden, Edwin C. Essay 1453
Expanded learning, expansive teacher leadership: done well, providing more time for students to learn can be a lever for forcing schools to rethink how teachers teach and how they lead. Berry, Barnett; Hess, Frederick M. Essay 2853
FEA Conference registration open. 157
Got it wrong? Think again. And again: the best environment for learning is one that forces students to work through a succession of wrong answers and predispositions until they get to real learning. Miller, Donna L. Essay 1489
Having allies makes a difference: one of the nation's only schools created specifically to be gay-friendly has made the difficult teenage years easier for a population of students who often struggle. Pardini, Priscilla 2961
How people change. Brief article 230
I'm a better teacher when students aren't tested: fear of not scoring well on mandated assessments cripples teachers' ability to teach for learning and not just performance. Spencer, John T. Essay 1222
Know the warning signs of educator sexual misconduct: educators can prevent much of the sexual misconduct in schools if they know how to recognize and respond to suspicious patterns and if administrators enforce an environment of high expectations for behavior. Shakeshaft, Charol 3861
New "chief" will stay the course: choosing Chris Minnich to lead the Council of Chief State School Officers means the organization likely will stay focused on helping states adopt and adapt to the Common Core. Colvin, Richard Lee 1276
OK with discomfort: the assigned book was the Scarlet Letter. My seat was right behind the girl who got pregnant. Richardson, Joan Editorial 655
Read classroom tips, share one. 125
Sarah Hughes joins PDK: Sarah Hughes has joined PDK International as director of programs. Brief article 104
Sex and schools: by the numbers. 566
The Finnish way: once an also-ran in international comparisons, Finland has soared to the top by building a system based on trust and responsibility. Richardson, Joan 1213
The multiple choices of sex education: giving a quiz or a test after sex education courses may not be the best way to ensure that students use what they've learned in class to make good decisions after class. Hamilton, Rashea; Sanders, Megan; Anderman, Eric M. Report 2899

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