American Educator Subject Index

This subject index provides links to recent articles on the topics listed below. For access to all of American Educator's online articles, please see Author Index, Issues Index (coming soon), or email us at ae@aft.org.

Accountability

Ask the Cognitive Scientist

Common Core State Standards

Community Schools

Curriculum

Early Childhood

Early Intervention

English Language Learners

High School to College Transition

History, Civics and Democracy

Improving Student Behavior

Math

Reading

School-wide Improvement

Science

Teacher Professionalism

Vocabulary

Accountability

David Cicarella
Spring 2014 - The Professional Educator

Linda Darling-Hammond
Spring 2014 - One Piece of the Whole

Laura S. Hamilton
Winter 2010-2011 - Testing What Has Been Taught

Daniel Koretz
Fall 2008 - A Measured Approach

Angela Minnici
Spring 2014 - The Mind Shift in Teacher Evaluation

William H. Schmidt and Nathan A. Burroughs
Spring 2013 - Springing to Life

Diana Senechal
Winter 2011–2012 - The Cult of Success

Ross Wiener and Kasia Lundy
Spring 2014 - Survey Says

Ask the Cognitive Scientist

Sian L. Beilock and Daniel T. Willingham
Summer 2014 - Ask the Cognitive Scientist

John Dunlosky
Fall 2013 - Strengthening the Student Toolbox

Daniel T. Willingham
Summer 2010 - Ask the Cognitive Scientist

Daniel T. Willingham
Summer 2011 - Ask the Cognitive Scientist

Daniel T. Willingham
Spring 2012 - Ask the Cognitive Scientist

Daniel T. Willingham
Winter 2012–2013 - Ask the Cognitive Scientist

Common Core State Standards


Winter 2010-2011 - Envisioning a Common Core Curriculum

Marilyn Jager Adams
Winter 2010-2011 - Advancing Our Students' Language and Literacy

Deborah Loewenberg Ball and Francesca M. Forzani
Summer 2011 - Building a Common Core for Learning to Teach

David K. Cohen
Winter 2010-2011 - Learning to Teach Nothing in Particular

Linda Darling-Hammond
Winter 2010-2011 - Soaring Systems

Jennifer Dubin
Fall 2012 - More Than Words

Laura S. Hamilton
Winter 2010-2011 - Testing What Has Been Taught

E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Winter 2010-2011 - Beyond Comprehension

William H. Schmidt and Nathan A. Burroughs
Spring 2013 - Springing to Life

William H. Schmidt, Leland S. Cogan and Curtis C. McKnight
Winter 2010-2011 - Equality of Educational Opportunity

Diana Senechal
Winter 2010-2011 - The Spark of Specifics

Timothy Shanahan
Fall 2013 - Letting the Text Take Center Stage

Hung-Hsi Wu
Fall 2011 - Phoenix Rising

Community Schools


Summer 2009 - From the Ground Up

Lee Benson, Ira Harkavy, Michael Johanek and John Puckett
Summer 2009 - The Enduring Appeal of Community Schools

Marty Blank, Reuben Jacobson and Sarah S. Pearson
Summer 2009 - A Coordinated Effort

Jennifer Dubin
Summer 2009 - These Kids Are Alright

Jane Quinn and Joy Dryfoos
Summer 2009 - Freeing Teachers to Teach

Richard Rothstein
Summer 2009 - Equalizing Opportunity

Pasi Sahlberg
Spring 2012 - A Model Lesson

Curriculum


Winter 2010-2011 - Envisioning a Common Core Curriculum

Daisy Christodoulou
Spring 2014 - Minding the Knowledge Gap

David K. Cohen
Winter 2010-2011 - Learning to Teach Nothing in Particular

Linda Darling-Hammond
Winter 2010-2011 - Soaring Systems

Peter Dodington
Summer 2012 - Knowing Ourselves

Jennifer Dubin
Fall 2012 - More Than Words

Carolyn Gosse and Lisa Hansel
Summer 2014 - Taken for Granted

Laura S. Hamilton
Winter 2010-2011 - Testing What Has Been Taught

E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Spring 2006 - Building Knowledge

E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Winter 2010-2011 - Beyond Comprehension

Nora S. Newcombe
Spring 2013 - Seeing Relationships

William H. Schmidt and Nathan A. Burroughs
Spring 2013 - Springing to Life

William H. Schmidt, Leland S. Cogan and Curtis C. McKnight
Winter 2010-2011 - Equality of Educational Opportunity

Diana Senechal
Spring 2010 - The Most Daring Education Reform of All

Diana Senechal
Winter 2010-2011 - The Spark of Specifics

Diana Senechal
Winter 2012–2013 - The Folly of the Big Idea

Ruth Wattenberg
Summer 2014 - Content on the Cutting-Room Floor

Daniel T. Willingham
Spring 2006 - How Knowledge Helps

Daniel T. Willingham
Summer 2007 - Critical Thinking

Early Childhood

W. Steven Barnett and Ellen Frede
Spring 2010 - The Promise of Preschool

Chrys Dougherty
Summer 2014 - Starting Off Strong

Jennifer Dubin
Spring 2010 - A Preschool with Promise

Jennifer Dubin
Fall 2012 - More Than Words

Carolyn Gosse and Lisa Hansel
Summer 2014 - Taken for Granted

Darion Griffin and Giselle Lundy-Ponce
Summer 2003 - At the Starting Line

Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley
Spring 2003 - The Early Catastrophe

James J. Heckman
Spring 2011 - The Economics of Inequality

Susan B. Neuman and Tanya S. Wright
Summer 2014 - The Magic of Words

Thomas G. Sticht
Fall 2011 - Getting It Right from the Start

Ruth Wattenberg
Summer 2014 - Content on the Cutting-Room Floor

Daniel T. Willingham
Summer 2008 - Ask the Cognitive Scientist

Early Intervention

Chrys Dougherty
Summer 2014 - Starting Off Strong

Carolyn Gosse and Lisa Hansel
Summer 2014 - Taken for Granted

E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Spring 2006 - Building Knowledge

Susan B. Neuman and Tanya S. Wright
Summer 2014 - The Magic of Words

Richard Rothstein
Summer 2009 - Equalizing Opportunity

Pasi Sahlberg
Spring 2012 - A Model Lesson

Thomas G. Sticht
Fall 2011 - Getting It Right from the Start

Joseph K. Torgesen
Spring/Summer 1998 - Catch Them Before They Fall

Hill M. Walker, Elizabeth Ramsey and Frank M. Gresham
Winter 2003-2004 - Heading Off Disruptive Behavior

Ruth Wattenberg
Summer 2014 - Content on the Cutting-Room Floor

English Language Learners

Claude Goldenberg
Summer 2008 - Teaching English Language Learners

Claude Goldenberg
Summer 2013 - Unlocking the Research on English Learners

Claude Goldenberg, Judy Hicks and Ira Lit
Summer 2013 - Dual Language Learners

William Saunders, Claude Goldenberg and David Marcelletti
Summer 2013 - English Language Development

High School to College Transition

Jennifer Dubin
Fall 2014 - Keeping It Real

John H. Jackson and Jonathan Hasak
Fall 2014 - Look Beyond the Label

Jennifer Jacobson
Fall 2007 - Focusing on the Forgotten

Michael Mulgrew
Fall 2014 - The Professional Educator

Thad R. Nodine
Fall 2011 - Hidalgo Sets Sail

Mike Rose
Fall 2014 - Not Your Father’s Shop Class

James E. Rosenbaum
Spring 2004 - It's Time to Tell the Kids: If You Don't Do Well in High School, You Won't Do Well in College (or on the Job)

James E. Rosenbaum and Kelly Iwanaga Becker
Fall 2011 - The Early College Challenge

James E. Rosenbaum, Jennifer L. Stephan and Janet E. Rosenbaum
Fall 2010 - Beyond One-Size-Fits-All College Dreams

Robert B. Schwartz
Fall 2014 - The Pursuit of Pathways

James R. Stone III
Fall 2014 - More Than One Way

Randi Weingarten
Fall 2014 - Where We Stand

History, Civics and Democracy


Summer 2012 - Labor's Untold Story


Fall 2013 - Teaching the March on Washington

Walter Berns
Spring 2002 - Mystic Chords of Memory

Christopher L. Doyle
Winter 2011–2012 - Invisible Wars

Charles Euchner
Fall 2013 - Key Figures behind the March

Charles Euchner
Fall 2013 - Key Figures behind the March

Charles Euchner
Fall 2013 - Key Figures behind the March

Will Fitzhugh
Winter 2011–2012 - Meaningful Work

David Gray
Winter 2012–2013 - The Professional Educator

James Green
Winter 2008-2009 - Why Teach Labor History?

Norman Hill and Velma Murphy Hill
Fall 2013 - Living History

E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Winter 2009-2010 - Creating a Curriculum for the American People

William P. Jones
Fall 2013 - The Move to Unity

Richard D. Kahlenberg
Fall 2007 - The Agenda That Saved Public Education

Richard D. Kahlenberg
Summer 2008 - Albert Shanker's Tough Liberalism

Phil Kugler
Winter 2013–2014 - The Bargaining Table and Beyond

Jill Lepore
Summer 2011 - “Paul Revere’s Ride”

Herb Magidson
Summer 2008 - Defending Democracy

Susan B. Neuman and Donna C. Celano
Fall 2012 - Worlds Apart

Arch Puddington
Summer 2008 - Freedom in Retreat

Diane Ravitch
Fall 2003 - Leaving Reality Out

Sam Wineburg
Winter 2012–2013 - Undue Certainty

Improving Student Behavior

Jennifer Dubin
Summer 2012 - Metamorphosis

Jennifer Dubin
Spring 2013 - School Ties

Hill M. Walker, Elizabeth Ramsey and Frank M. Gresham
Winter 2003-2004 - Heading Off Disruptive Behavior

Hill M. Walker, Elizabeth Ramsey and Frank M. Gresham
Winter 2003-2004 - How Disruptive Students Escalate Hostility and Disorder—and How Teachers Can Avoid It

Math

Richard Askey
Fall 1999 - Knowing and Teaching Elementary Mathematics

Sian L. Beilock and Daniel T. Willingham
Summer 2014 - Ask the Cognitive Scientist

Nora S. Newcombe
Summer 2010 - Picture This

Nora S. Newcombe
Spring 2013 - Seeing Relationships

William H. Schmidt, Leland S. Cogan and Curtis C. McKnight
Winter 2010-2011 - Equality of Educational Opportunity

Daniel T. Willingham
Winter 2009-2010 - Ask the Cognitive Scientist

Hung-Hsi Wu
Summer 2001 - How to Prepare Students for Algebra

Hung-Hsi Wu
Fall 2009 - What's Sophisticated about Elementary Mathematics?

Hung-Hsi Wu
Fall 2011 - Phoenix Rising

Reading

Marilyn Jager Adams
Winter 2010-2011 - Advancing Our Students' Language and Literacy

Andrew Biemiller
Spring 2003 - Oral Comprehension Sets the Ceiling on Reading Comprehension

Jennifer Dubin
Fall 2008 - Reading Richmond

E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Spring 2006 - Building Knowledge

E. D. Hirsch, Jr.
Winter 2010-2011 - Beyond Comprehension

R. Malatesha Joshi, Rebecca Treiman, Suzanne Carrecker and Louisa C. Moats
Winter 2008-2009 - How Words Cast Their Spell

Susan B. Neuman
Fall 2010 - Sparks Fade, Knowledge Stays

Catherine Paglin
Fall 2004 - Practicing Prevention

Robert Rickenbrode and Kate Walsh
Summer 2013 - Lighting the Way

Joseph K. Torgesen
Fall 2004 - Avoiding the Devastating Downward Spiral

Kate Walsh
Spring 2003 - Basal Readers

Daniel T. Willingham
Winter 2006-2007 - Ask the Cognitive Scientist

School-wide Improvement

Greg Anrig
Winter 2013–2014 - Cultivating Collaboration

Kevin M. Chatham-Stephens, Mana Mann, Andrea Wershof Schwartz and Philip J. Landrigan
Winter 2011–2012 - First, Do No Harm

Karin Chenoweth
Summer 2007 - Inside Philadelphia's M. Hall Stanton Elementary School

Karin Chenoweth
Summer 2007 - Uncovering Academic Success

Karin Chenoweth
Fall 2009 - Piece by Piece

Karin Chenoweth and Christina Theokas
Fall 2012 - The Professional Educator

Jennifer Dubin
Spring 2009 - From Picket Line to Partnership

Jennifer Dubin
Spring 2013 - School Ties

Jennifer Dubin
Winter 2013–2014 - Moving Meriden

Michael B. Fabricant
Spring 2011 - Organizing for Equity

Jennifer Jacobson
Spring 2007 - In the Zone

Richard D. Kahlenberg
Winter 2012–2013 - From All Walks of Life

David L. Kirp
Winter 2013–2014 - Banding Together

Julia E. Koppich
Winter 2002 - Using Well-Qualified Teachers Well

Diane Ravitch
Summer 2010 - In Need of a Renaissance

Richard W. Riley and Arthur L. Coleman
Spring 2011 - Turning the Page on the Equity Debate

Saul A. Rubinstein
Winter 2013–2014 - Strengthening Partnerships

Pasi Sahlberg
Spring 2012 - A Model Lesson

Jukka Sarjala
Spring 2013 - Equality and Cooperation

Ritva Semi
Spring 2013 - Common Ground on Class Size

Timothy Shanahan
Fall 2013 - Letting the Text Take Center Stage

Science

Michael Berkman and Eric Plutzer
Summer 2012 - An Evolving Controversy

Timothy Ferris
Fall 2002 - The Whole Shebang

Paul R. Gross
Spring 2008 - No Contest

Paul R. Gross
Fall 2009 - Learning Science

Joy Hakim
Spring 2002 - The Story of the Atom

Joy Hakim
Fall 2004 - Fantastic Journey

Nora S. Newcombe
Summer 2010 - Picture This

Nora S. Newcombe
Spring 2013 - Seeing Relationships

Teacher Professionalism


Summer 2010 - The Professional Educator

Deborah Loewenberg Ball and Francesca M. Forzani
Summer 2011 - Building a Common Core for Learning to Teach

Leo Casey
Summer 2007 - The Quest for Professional Voice

David Cicarella
Spring 2014 - The Professional Educator

David K. Cohen
Winter 2010-2011 - Learning to Teach Nothing in Particular

Linda Darling-Hammond
Spring 2014 - One Piece of the Whole

Jennifer Dubin
Spring 2014 - Promethean Summer

Jennifer Goldstein
Fall 2008 - Taking the Lead

Sean D. Hamill
Fall 2011 - The Professional Educator

Lauren McArthur Harris and Robert B. Bain
Summer 2011 - Pedagogical Content Knowledge for World History Teachers

Richard D. Kahlenberg
Winter 2011–2012 - Bipartisan, But Unfounded

Phil Kugler
Winter 2013–2014 - The Bargaining Table and Beyond

Louis Malfaro
Fall 2010 - The Professional Educator

Angela Minnici
Spring 2014 - The Mind Shift in Teacher Evaluation

Jeffrey Mirel
Summer 2011 - Bridging the “Widest Street in the World”

Vicki Phillips and Randi Weingarten
Summer 2013 - The Professional Educator

Barak Rosenshine
Spring 2012 - Principles of Instruction

Pasi Sahlberg
Summer 2011 - The Professional Educator

Diana Senechal
Winter 2011–2012 - The Cult of Success

Andy Waddell
Spring 2012 - I'll Never Forget Mr. White

Patsy Wang-Iverson, Perla Myers and Edmund Lim, W.K.
Winter 2009-2010 - Beyond Singapore's Mathematics Textbooks

Randi Weingarten
Spring 2010 - The Professional Educator

Ross Wiener and Kasia Lundy
Spring 2014 - Survey Says

Daniel T. Willingham
Fall 2012 - Measured Approach or Magical Elixir?

Vocabulary

Isabel L. Beck, Margaret G. McKeown and Linda Kucan
Spring 2003 - Taking Delight in Words

Andrew Biemiller
Spring 2001 - Teaching Vocabulary

Betty Hart and Todd R. Risley
Spring 2003 - The Early Catastrophe

Susan B. Neuman and Tanya S. Wright
Summer 2014 - The Magic of Words

Steven A. Stahl
Spring 2003 - How Words Are Learned Incrementally Over Multiple Exposures