A young student holds a machine that he made.

Why Is STEM Important in Early Childhood Education? Understanding Child Development and Learning

Why is STEM important in early childhood education? Learn more about the importance of STEM-related learning and practice for students in early education.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

A group of teachers on strike.

Why do Teachers Strike? Understanding how Policy Makers can Help

Why do teachers strike? Learn more about the reasons for teacher strikes, such as low pay and crumbling resources, and what policy makers can do to help.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

A group of high school students sit at desks taking a test.

Effects of Standardized Testing on Students & Teachers: Key Benefits & Challenges

What are the effects of standardized testing on students and teachers? Explore how standardized tests are used, including their key benefits and challenges.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

Children sit at a table eating their lunches.

What Is Lunch Shaming? How Accessibility to Lunch Impacts Student Learning

What is lunch shaming? It happens when students are denied school meals because they can’t pay the meal fees. Learn how to alleviate this stigmatizing practice.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

A group of students use their electronics while sitting at their desks.

How Important Is Technology in Education? Benefits, Challenges, and Impact on Students

How important is technology in education? Learn how American University's School of Education can prepare you to serve as a leader in educational technology.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Students wearing VR headsets sit at desks in a classroom.

Training in Virtual Classrooms: How Simulation Technology Can Be Used for Teacher Development

How is VR driving teacher development? Explore how virtual classrooms are transforming education, from enhanced teacher training to improved student outcomes.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Two smiling teachers sit in the school library, one with a laptop, the other with a tablet and notebook.

Data Literacy for Teachers: Bridging the Gap between Education Policy Makers and Educators

Analyzing student data allows teachers to individualize lessons and tailor coursework to each student. Discover how data literacy improves student outcomes.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Two children with special needs sit in a classroom.

Disproportionality in Special Education: Impact on Student Performance and How Administrators Can Help

How does disproportionality in special education impact schools? Discover American University’s School of Education Online and their master’s degree programs.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Students sit at their desks in a classroom.

What Is Multicultural Education? An Educator’s Guide to Teaching Diverse Students

Explore what multicultural education is through American University’s Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education in Education Policy and Leadership programs.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020