Education researcher Linda Darling-Hammond's new book, Empowered Educators: How High-Performing Systems Shape Teaching Quality, studies how seven high-performing jurisdictions recruit, develop, and support high-quality teachers.
Sydney Chaffee, who is the first teacher from Massachusetts to win this award, teaches her students about social justice movements.
Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo shares five ways teachers can help students make connections across subject areas and the world beyond the classroom.
A U.S. educator unpacks the lessons teachers can draw from Finnish classrooms—including the secret to joyful teaching and happier students.
It takes coffee—and some other essentials—to run a classroom. Teachers shared their five must-haves when it comes to classroom organization and enhancing their instruction.
The teacher-training program, which is a free resource for all educators, focuses on preparing teachers to inspire students.
Jim Ryan, the dean of Harvard Graduate School of Education, was just one of the many educators running the race for a cause.
Looking to buy a house? If you're a teacher, affordability options are slim in many cities, according to a new study by the real estate website Trulia.
Sean Nank, an award-winning math educator, discusses the challenges of teaching mathematics—and the subject's greatness.
Wendi Pillars, a frequent contributor to Education Week Teacher, is one of 35 teachers from the United States and Canada to explore some of the world's marvels with the Lindbald Expeditions National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program.
A Johns Hopkins University study found that if a low-income black student has just one black teacher in elementary school, that student's probability of dropping out is reduced by 29 percent.
On the heels of Reading Awareness Month, and as schools celebrate School Library Month, Education Week's opinion bloggers share their strategies for how to get students reading.
Hundreds of New York City teachers learned how to incorporate the themes and the plot of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" into their lessons.
A viral video shows a teacher delivering a bizarre spelling test—and his students' hilarious reactions.
A national survey found that most teachers don't think state education agencies have sought enough input from teachers in developing their state ESSA plans.
A study by Northwestern University finds that teachers' physical proximity to one another plays an important role in the way they interact and, ultimately, in how successful they are at collaborating.
Sanders believed that teachers had the biggest impact on student learning, more so than family life, socioeconomic status, or ethnicity—a position that has been widely contended.
Maggie MacDonnell won the award for her work helping students in a rural, isolated community plagued by high suicide rates among teenagers.
A middle school science teacher from Pittsburgh will be at a mission launch this week, after going to a NASA space educator program.
Would you rather have pizza or soup? One 2nd grade class in Indiana asked the internet to help them learn graphs, but they didn't expect more than 300,000 responses after their survey went viral.