Student who played digital learning games improved their history test scores by half a letter grade in just three weeks, according to a recent study.
October 2017 Archives
A survey by the American Federation of Teachers and the Badass Teachers Association found that teachers are reporting high stress levels and experiencing bad mental health days.
A new study from UCLA reveals that high school students are negatively impacted by the current national political environment.
The study found that schools with the highest levels of instructional and teacher leadership rank at least 10 percentile points higher in both math and English/language arts on state tests.
An analysis of international survey data found that increasing teacher pay is not enough to convince high-achieving students to enter the profession.
Although a Mississippi school district removed the famous novel from the curriculum because its language made people uncomfortable, teachers say 'Mockingbird' still has value.
Teachers across the country are taking robots beyond STEM classes and into lessons on history, literature, geography—and even art and music.
A professional development program for science teachers emphasizes getting students to vocalize their thinking during class.
A mathematician developed a free, extensive math game for teachers of all grade levels to use in class. Over a million people have signed up to use it this week.
As Puerto Rico rebuilds after being slammed by Hurricane Maria, here are some ways educators from the mainland can help.
In an Education Week Commentary special report, educators, researchers, and practitioners explore what's next for arts education.
Sydney Chaffee, the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, went to the capital of Ethiopia for a week to deliver workshops to teachers and students. She ended up learning important lessons, too.
A new paper compares teachers' racial attitudes to those of noneducators and finds that teachers tend to hold less-negative racial stereotypes.
A high school science teacher in Poyen, Ark., uses "Phone-a-Friend" cards to match professionals to her students during lab days.
A special education teacher and other educators were killed in what is the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.