Reflections on the significance of myths, fables, stories, and 'once upon a time' in teaching.

As a high school teacher, I want to know what my students might encounter in college. Two professors offered me some reassuring examples.

Packing up an office leads to reflections on reading the role of books in shaping a career and a life.

We can't predict what meaning and value students will find in literature, especially when they have some choice in their reading.

High school students share insights regarding expressions of gratitude for their teachers.

Trends collide in a glimpse of the future: a robot-teacher generates its own resignation letter.

The national Day of Silence calls our attention to the challenges faced by LGBTQ members of our school communities.

Even if it's flawed, California's school accountability dashboard moves the state in the right direction.

'Alignment' is one of those educational buzzwords that elicits strong reactions, positive and negative. We need to be clear regarding its meanings.

State Teachers of the Year have a unique platform from which to lead, presenting both opportunities and challenges.

The opinions expressed in Capturing the Spark: Energizing Teaching and Schools are strictly those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of Editorial Projects in Education, or any of its publications.

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