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Articles from Phi Delta Kappan (May 1, 2014)

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"Bad" students don't harm "good" students. Brief article 228
3 Hurdles for Common Core adoption: the pitched battle over Common Core State Standards has many of the hallmarks of prior edu-wars, but it also has three unique facets that could help or hurt it, depending on how they are handled. Ferguson, Maria Column 1495
6 Common mistakes that undermine motivation: telling students to study simply because they must or making narrow pitches to a subject's future utility typically fail to generate student interest. Cooper, Kristy Essay 2975
8 Conditions for motivated learning: schools and teachers can be more intentional about encouraging student motivation. Cushman, Kathleen Essay 3178
Build a meaningful student culture from Day One. Bambrick-Santoyo, Paul 1557
Education reform sparks teacher protest in Mexico: the tumult in Mexican education has deep roots in politics and tradition, but it is latter-day global competition and international measures of student performance that are driving reform efforts. Levinson, Bradley A. 2042
EMERGE-ing from the shadows: Houston tackles the challenge of getting more high-achieving, low-income students to attend Ivy League and Tier One universities. Grier, Terry B. 2711
High school proms are a fertile source of legal action. Darden, Edwin C. 1332
Imperiled teacher pensions. 328
It's deeper than you think. Washor, Elliot; Mojkowski, Charles Essay 1499
Learning outside the classroom: academics aren't the only way to learn at school. Brantly, Ariel Essay 1199
Making education a right: in Haiti, the poorest nation in our hemisphere, work is under way to make education available to more of its children living in abject poverty. Richardson, Joan 1251
Measuring up: moving teacher evaluation systems from measuring teachers' performance to improving their practice requires much greater attention to communication and support. Hart, Holly; Healey, Kaleen; Sporte, Susan E. 2597
Motivation 101: a difficult class gives a lesson in student motivation. Richardson, Joan 625
Neuroscience reveals that boredom hurts: students who seem to willfully defy admonishments to focus on their work may not be doing so intentionally but rather as a normal, age-appropriate brain reaction. Willis, Judy Report 2914
Personalized learning for every student every day: the best hope for accelerating student achievement is by using a range of pedagogical and technological innovations that deliver personalized learning to each student. Childress, Stacey; Benson, Scott 2948
Priming student success. Patterson, Greg 576
Searching for the irresistible. Dack, Hilary; Tomlinson, Carol Ann 2509
Stop the pay, stop the play: offering rewards seems like it should yield good results, but the opposite is often more likely the case. Gardiner, Steve 2080
Superheroes and transformers: rethinking teach for America's leadership models. Trujillo, Tina; Scott, Janelle 2896
Teacher self-selection. Brief article 220
The ABCs of student engagement: teachers can increase all-important student engagement by being aware of its affective, behavioral, and cognitive dimensions. Parsons, Seth A.; Nuland, Leila Richey; Parsons, Allison Ward Essay 2424
The disconnect between college and reality: with formative assessments, teachers can more accurately determine student interests and aptitudes and drive achievement. Underwood, Janice Bell; Burns, Elizabeth 639
What people think is important for libraries to offer. Brief article 154

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