Volume 14, 1998

November/December 1998 (Volume 14: 6)

A Parent's Influence Is Peerless
by Jerome Kagan

Learning to Listen May Help Children Learn to Read
Researchers examine whether lessons in "phonemic awareness" can prevent reading problems
by Nancy Walser

Programs Fostering "Emotional Intelligence" Show Promise
Some practitioners see critical needs being met by social and emotional curriculum
by Michael Sadowski

September/October 1998 (Volume 14: 5)

From Sputnik to TIMSS
Reforms in Science Education Make Headway Despite Setbacks
by Naomi Freundlich

Latino Achievement Reexamined
Researchers seek new ways to help this population succeed in school
by Laurel Shaper Walters

July/August 1998 (Volume 14: 4)

Discussing Student Work Gives Teachers New Perspective
Project Zero's "Rounds" adapts a medical tradition for teachers
by Nancy Walser

Do U.S. Math and Science Scores Suffer Because of Work?
by Karen Kelly

Full-Service Schools Respond to Families' Needs
Quality of collaborations is a major factor in their success
by Peggy Farber

Working Teenagers
Do After-School Jobs Hurt?
by Karen Kelly

May/June 1998 (Volume 14: 3)

Paying Attention to ADHD
Successful classroom management means training teachers to better serve students with ADHD
by Leon Lynn

The Bilingual Education Debate
A long-term view may be necessary to recognize benefits of bilingual programs
by Laurel Shaper Walters

March/April 1998 (Volume 14: 2)

Small Schools Work Best for Disadvantaged Students
New research looks at who benefits most from small schools
by Peggy Farber

Teachers in the Driver's Seat
Collaborative assessment proves a positive way to reform schools and improve teaching
by Anne C. Lewis

Time and Learning
As schools and states tinker with time, other factors determine if it makes any difference
by Michael Sadowski

January/February 1998 (Volume 14: 1)

Multi-age Classrooms
An Age-Old Grouping Method Is Still Evolving
by Nancy Walser

Schools Should Be Safe, But Are They?
Research tells us a lot about common school injuries, but schools lack systems for preventing them
by Marc Posner

Teachers Wanted
Schools Look for Creative Solutions to Upcoming Teacher Shortage
by Laurel Shaper Walters