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August 05, 2013

Teach America's Youngest a Second Language

Students are learning a second language at an early age because of the Global Schools Network sponsored by VIF International Education and Utah's Dual Language Immersion Program. Research demands that we follow the example of these programs and start with our youngest children.

August 02, 2013

Teacher-Observation Tools Get Easier For Districts to Purchase

A leading provider of online tools and videos for conducting teacher observations received a boost from a major public-agency procurement cooperative.

August 02, 2013

Growth of Teacher-Evaluation Systems Fuels Tech Company's Rise

A leading provider of online tools and videos for conducting teacher observations received a boost from a major public-agency procurement cooperative.

August 02, 2013

Volunteering: Good For Your Health, Good For The Workplace

I will be one of the first people to tell you that volunteering is good for your body, mind, and soul. I owe much of my drive, creativity, problem-solving skills, and success to the years I've spent as a volunteer, as well as the people who taught me the value of giving back. A recent study by Har...

July 29, 2013

Math Teachers Find Common Core More Rigorous Than Prior Standards

New survey data suggest that most middle school math teachers believe the common core standards are more rigorous than their state's prior standards.

July 25, 2013

Are There Too Few Teachers on Twitter?

An educator charges that teachers who are active on Twitter and other social-media outlets are better informed and quicker to assimilate new ideas than are their less connected peers.

July 24, 2013

Gates Announces $15M in Professional-Development Grants

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will provide $15 million to support new systems for supporting teachers on the job in three districts.

July 24, 2013

What Does Summer PD for Teachers Look Like?

For teachers, summer break is a favorable time to invest in professional development while they're away from the classroom. We asked our readers to share what they were doing for PD this summer. Check out our Storify to learn how fellow educators are spending their breaks. [View the story "What Does...

July 23, 2013

Make Leaving a Learning Opportunity

Recently a reader asked for assistance with transitioning from a challenging situation. Here are some tips: There will be many times in life where we find ourselves in situations that no longer serve us in the way they once did. Realizing that we are at this point is normal as we are constantly ev...

July 15, 2013

Job Seeker Strategies: Proactively managing social media presence & online reputation

Have you performed a Google search of your name recently? If not, try it now. Simply type your first and last name in the Google search bar and watch the results filter in. Need to be more specific? Include the city and state that you live in after your name. What did you find? A growing number of...

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