Phi Delta Kappa

Honoring the Legacy of AU Alum Dr. Penn and Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)

Dr. Penn’s life-long membership and extensive contributions are a significant part of the history of PDK at American University.

Friday, December 20, 2019

Students like these rural Vietnamese school children carrying books in plastic bags benefit from education nonprofit organizations.

Top Education Nonprofit Organizations Helping Shape Schools, Students & Teachers

Education nonprofit organizations build education equity. Discover how American University’s Master’s in Education Policy and Leadership trains equity leaders.

Friday, December 20, 2019

College professor stands in library.

EdD vs. PhD in Education: Requirements, Career Outlook, and Salary

EdD vs. PhD can be a confusing topic for aspiring education leaders. Learn more about the advanced degree options and American University’s Online EdD program.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

A young male student uses a VR headset at school, enjoying the benefits of virtual reality in education.

Virtual Reality in Education: Benefits, Tools, and Resources

Want to explore technology and discover the benefits of virtual reality in education? Learn about American University’s innovative Master of Arts in Teaching.

Monday, December 16, 2019

A teacher works with her students in a classroom

Teacher Retention: How Education Leaders Prevent Turnover

Poor teacher retention has created a shortage of qualified educators. A master’s in education or teaching is the first step toward developing teacher retention strategies.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Math teacher with a laptop uses data-driven decision making.

Data-Driven Decision Making in Education: 11 Tips for Teachers & Administration

Data-driven decision making in education transforms classrooms. Explore how American University’s MA in teaching prepares educators to make a difference.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

A teacher uses transformational leadership with her students in a classroom computer lab.

Transformational Leadership in Education

What is transformational leadership? Discover how this leadership style can help teachers improve educational outcomes.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

A teacher assigns a flag project to engage her diverse students using culturally responsive teaching techniques.

Culturally Responsive Teaching Strategies: Importance, Benefits & Tips

Culturally responsive education can have impressive benefits. Discover culturally responsive teaching strategies that have the power to transform education.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

STEM students work on a group project together.

Helping Girls Succeed in STEM

The gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is well known, but is lessening. Learn how to help girls pursue STEM-related careers.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019