Districts have begun to implement career pathways for teachers in order to reward highly effective teaching and motivate teachers to improve. But are salary increases really an effective way to improve the quality of instruction?


Recent events in Ferguson Missouri deserve to be discussed in the classroom, but teachers need to think carefully before bringing up these topics to make sure that difficult conversations are also productive ones.


Award winning high school English teacher Mark Miazga shares his passion for teaching and learning.


America Achieves Fellow and New York City Math Teacher John McCrann offers a thoughtful commentary on due process rights.


Teaching holidays can be an interruption from regular instruction, or they can be an opportunity for rich, common- core aligned discussions. Now that's something worth celebrating!


A viral video from Baltimore raises important questions about classroom management.


A new focus on getting teacher investment in new evaluation systems seems promising—but is it too little, too late?


The new AP U.S. History standards have brought up old conversations about the politics and purpose of history education.


If multiple-choice tests are out of sync with deeper project based learning, should teachers abandon them?


When we listen to teachers over talking heads on subjects like tenure, we can begin to see real solutions.


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