Another teacher is hanging it up, this time after only six years in the classroom. Should we be worried about the fact that so many teachers choose to leave the classroom so soon?
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April 19, 2015
April 08, 2015
Algebra teachers should show students both correctly and incorrectly solved problems and have students to discuss them, according to a new algebra practice guide.
April 07, 2015
A former student of mine stopped in yesterday with a story to tell—and a good one, at that.
March 31, 2015
Depth, creativity, and reflection are the hallmarks of instructional design for deeper learning, according to Bob Lenz.
March 31, 2015
Nancie Atwell just one the "Nobel Prize of Teaching," and promptly warned young people not to become teachers. I don't blame her for the frustration, but here's my attempt to be a little more hopeful.
March 27, 2015
A set of reforms in Finland will require schools to implement extended "phenomenon-based" programs that focus on interdisciplinary lessons rather than traditional subject-area classes.
March 19, 2015
Given the increasing diversity in our classrooms and communities, how do we teach students to respectfully engage with peers of differing religious belief systems?
March 18, 2015
A UK child health expert is causing a stir by recommending that teachers tackle girls' body image issues by having boys discuss what they think is attractive.
March 17, 2015
A Swiss robot helps students improve their handwriting by having them learn by teaching.
March 15, 2015
When we as teachers and parents, coaches and mentors, are no longer learning, we're no longer teaching, because we've left behind the ability to role-model the art of discovery, the love of learning and being intellectually active.