July 2017 Archives
Eight teachers teamed up with Old Navy to star in music videos geared toward inspiring students.
The teacher has since received over $25,000 in donations from people across the country and plans to set up a foundation for teachers to get school supplies.
A consortium of rural school districts in Eastern Kentucky is experimenting with microcredentials as a way to personalize teacher learning.
Dozens of state teachers of the year met with U.S. representatives and senators to lobby for education issues, including preserving the federal money that goes to teacher professional development.
A teacher in the South Bronx borough of New York City built his classroom curriculum around the garden. A decade later, the seeds he planted have grown into a movement.
The founder of Teach-Plus shared 10 lessons for teachers who want to get involved in policymaking. Maybe most importantly: "If you're not at the table, you're on the menu."
A membership survey from the National Network of State Teachers of the Year found that teachers want accountability measures for charter schools and private schools that receive federal funds.
The United States Institute of Peace offers free resources to teachers who want to teach peace-building and conflict resolution.
The group 100Kin10, which seeks to recruit and support STEM teachers, has identified over 100 challenges plaguing the profession, including a lack of prestige and scarce high-quality instructional materials.
In a new study, researchers broke down the four instructional practices to teach mathematics conceptually—and studied the implications for teacher education programs.
The 2016 Arizona Teacher of the Year is running for state Senate. Other state teachers of the year who have also sought office share their advice and lessons learned.