Teacher Choreographs School-Wide Dance Set to 'Uptown Funk'

Scot Pankey, a theater teacher in Dallas, coordinated dozens of students for a dance that took over a vast swath of his high school.


Students Behaving Badly? A Trip to the Principal Could Be the Wrong Approach

Many schools are becoming adverse to harsh discipline measures, but that leaves teachers to wonder how best to address student behavioral issues.


Study Suggests Using Poverty as a Factor in Teacher Evaluation

Researchers suggest comparing "similarly circumstanced" schools in order to fairly evaluate teachers.


'State of STEM' Event Focuses on Women in Science

A group of high-profile scientists spoke with students at the State of STEM event, encouraging young women in particular to pursue STEM careers.


2015 State of the Union: A Quick Recap for Teachers

What did President Obama discuss in his annual speech to the country? Here's a guide to what teachers should know.


Gallup: Majority of Teachers 'Not Engaged' With Their Jobs

A recent Gallup poll shows that just 30 percent of teachers are "actively engaged" at work, and that their less-engaged colleagues account for 2.3 million missed workdays every year.


PBS LearningMedia Hits 100,000 Digital Resources for Teachers

PBS LearningMedia now offers more than 100,000 digital resources, including common core-aligned videos, interactive learning games, and tools for teachers.


YouTube Series Turn Classic Literature Into Modern Video Blogs

Modern vlog-style adaptations of classic novels may offer a new way to connect students with literature.


Nominees for 2015 National Teacher of the Year Announced

This year's nominees to be National Teacher of the Year hail from Alabama, Hawaii, Indiana, and Texas.


'Oscars for Teachers' Recognizes Outstanding D.C. Educators

Now in its 5th year, Standing Ovation for D.C. Teachers recognizes the importance of public school teachers in the nation's capital.


Is the Teaching of Noncognitive Skills Just a Distraction?

A new study raises question about whether schools should be doing more to teach noncognitive traits.


New Tony Award to Highlight Top Theater Teachers

A new Tony Award will recognize the work of K-12 and community theater teachers.


The Idea That Half of New Teachers Leave Within Five Years Is Likely a Myth

In contrast to the conventional wisdom, an estimated 70 percent of teachers stay in the profession after five years, an analysis of federal data shows.


Study: In-School Reading Time Is Key to Building Love of Reading

A study by Scholastic finds that read-alouds and designated class time for independent reading are some of the strongest predictors of how frequently a child reads for fun.


Prominent Art Galleries Release Complete Digitized Collection

The Freer and Sackler Galleries in Washington have released their entire digitized collection, including hi-resolution images of more than 40,000 objects in the museums' Asian art collections.


What's Next? Pundits Offer Education Predictions for 2015

As 2015 begins, education experts and journalists offer predictions about the coming year.


Study: Dogs Might Improve Social Skills of Children With Autism

Animal ownership may be associated with increased social skills in children with autism, according to a recent study, which might be a win for the class pet.


In South Korea, Celebrity Teachers Pulling in Millions

In South Korea, celebrity teachers make millions off of online "cram schools" geared toward students in the country's successful but stressful educational system.


The Teaching Profession in 2014 (in Charts)

Did it get any easier to be a teacher in 2014? (No.)


You Want Students to Tell the Truth? What's In It for Them?

A new study says that when children are less likely to lie when they understand that telling the truth will be met with happiness from both the inquisitor and the children themselves.


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