January 2020 Archives

The fix comes after reports found that most people who applied for student loan forgiveness, which includes many teachers, were denied because of a paperwork technicality.

A new study finds that students tend to stay on task better when their teachers increase their ratio of praise to reprimand.

The finding is a small beacon of hope for schools, who are reeling from the volume of misinformation students are exposed to online.

The National Council on Teacher Quality has found that the number of elementary programs teaching scientifically based reading instruction is increasing.

At a roundtable discussion in Washington, D.C., leaders advocated for states to play a stronger role in championing science-backed instruction and translating research into practice, focusing on levers like teacher training, certification, and system-wide professional learning.

Educators for Excellence took the temperature of teachers across the nation on issues ranging from compensation to preparation to union membership.

Literacy educators support a "balanced approach" to teaching early literacy, and are split on whether there's been too much or too little public attention to phonics instruction, according to a new survey from the International Literacy Association.

Education Week has teamed up with Roadtrip Nation to send a group of teachers across the country in a green RV. Here's what you need to know.

The Council of Chief State Schools Officers announced the four finalists for the National Teacher of the Year.

A new report from Student Achievement Partners claims that the popular reading program from literacy giant Lucy Calkins doesn't align to evidence-based practice. The review is the first in a new series that will evaluate reading programs against the scientific research base.

"This is a very values-oriented generation—they seek to work with purpose and passion, and without that, they'll leave," an education leader at Microsoft said about Generation Z teachers.

Louisana should place literacy coaches in every elementary school, and soon, to help the state's students read proficiently by the end of 3rd grade, a skill that's a key predictor of academic success, a legislative commission urged on Wednesday.

We know teachers are always seeking ways to improve learning for their students. We wondered what would top their wish lists if money weren't an obstacle, so we asked them. Here's what they said.

Thousands of teachers, parents, and other supporters are expected to call for higher pay and more school funding—despite threats from the state that participating teachers could lose their jobs.

"What I hear anecdotally is that we're still not seeing comprehensive media literacy education in those states and others," said Erin McNeill, the president and founder of Media Literacy Now.

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