Backpacks hang on empty desks in a classroom.

School Funding Issues: How Decreasing Budgets Are Impacting Student Learning and Achievement

School funding issues are linked to decreased student achievement. Explore the impacts of inequity on student outcomes and learn more about changing this trend.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

A school administrator presents to a group of teachers sitting in chairs.

What Is Systems Thinking in Education? Understanding Functions and Interactions in School Systems

How can systems thinking in education build stronger schools? Explore how an EdD in Education Policy and Leadership prepares leaders to transform schools.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

A woman sits at a library table with stacks of books and a laptop.

Qualitative vs. Quantitative Research: Comparing the Methods and Strategies for Education Research

Qualitative vs. quantitative research: what’s the difference? Find out how quantitative research in education can lead to solutions to problems in the field.

Thursday, July 23, 2020

A smiling school administrator in business attire stands next to a wooden podium in a lecture hall.

Effective Resource Management in Education: How School Administrators Can Improve Student Learning

Explore how American University’s Doctorate in Education can help you gain effective resource management skills and pursue a rewarding career in education.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

A casually dressed teacher laughs with a little boy at a table cluttered with books, notebooks, markers, and a globe.

Traditional vs. Progressive Education: Benefits and Challenges

Explore how American University’s Doctorate in Education can help you learn about traditional versus progressive education and pursue your teaching goals.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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