Top 10 online Kappan stories of 2017

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As we bid adieu to 2017, let’s take a look back at the most popular Kappan stories of the year.

2018 promises to be an exciting year for We have a new website planned. Podcasts, videos, and more interaction with readers are goals. We welcome your feedback on what we’re doing well and what we could do better.

But first, the 10 stories online readers were drawn to most in 2017:


10. “Solving the teacher shortage: Revisiting the lessons we’ve learned,” by Barnett Berry and Patrick M. Shields.


9. “The big picture: How many people influence a student’s life?” by Kim Marshall.

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8. “On the science and teaching of emotional intelligence: An interview with Marc Brackett,” by Rafael Heller.


7. “Student discipline: The shame of shaming,” by Joan F. Goodman.


6. “Learning to lead for racial equity,” by Gislaine Ngounou and Nancy Gutierrez.


5. “Can we talk about race? An interview with Beverly Daniel Tatum,” by Joan Richardson.


4. “What a real high-performing school looks like,” by James Nehring, Megin Charner-Laird, and Stacy Szczesiul.


3. “The distracted student mind — enhancing its focus and attention,” by Larry D. Rosen.


2. “Moving readers from struggling to proficient,” by Deborah Wolter.


1.  “Why I’m not involved: Parental involvement from a parent’s perspective,” by Jung-ah Choi.

Are you surprised by any of the top 10? What were your favorite stories on that didn’t make the list?



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