by Mable B. Kinzie, Jessica Vick Whittaker , Pat McGuire , Youngju Lee & Carolyn Kilday
We present the Research on Curricular Design (RCD) model and describe its use to design, develop, and test the efficacy of early childhood mathematics and science curricula. We share what was achieved with application of the RCD model and offer observations on the value of this approach for research on and development of educational products.
by Danah Henriksen & Punya Mishra
How do exemplary teachers incorporate creativity in their teaching? Through in-depth interviews with National Teacher of the Year award winners, this research aims to better understand their beliefs, interests, and practices involving creative teaching. Results identify key themes of how these teachers approach the creative process, as well as the connection between their personal interests and professional creativity.
Education researcher Nick Sousanis discusses his co-authored article, Continuing a Conversation with Maxine Greene in Comics. Watch and discuss this episode of The Voice on Vialogues.
by Zoe Burkholder
This commentary examines the implications of President Trump's proposal to increase school choice on American public education. It argues that the more we erode public education, the more we reduce access to local, equitable, and accountable schools that educate all of our common community members.
by Gary Natriello
This book focuses on four principles: seeing education holistically as inclusive of diverse learning contexts; recognizing how learning opportunities emerge both in and across contexts; advancing research on learning in ways that enable the study of learning over time and across contexts, and; attending to possible futures in the present.
by Gary Natriello
This issue of the Teachers College Record Yearbook focuses on conceptualizations of engagement, the processes of engagement, portraits of engaging learning environments, and whole-school approaches to education.