Study: Methods That Improve Teaching Common-Core Math Don't Help in English

The Common Core State Standards have fostered many instructional changes in American classrooms, but new research offers little advice about what strategies improve how that instruction is delivered.


Now in Super Bowl 50, a Denver Broncos Player Remembers His Teacher's Doubts

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and late night host Seth Meyers reflected this week on career advice from former teachers.


Educators Talk About How They Know They're in the Right School (or Not)

Teachers and other educators discussed what districts should focus on in teacher recruitment, and how they should get teachers to stay, in a recent online Twitter chat.


Author Alice Walker Joins Facebook to Talk Black History Month

A couple of the more interesting Black History Month resources created this year aren't explicitly packaged for classroom use, but contain a lot of potential lesson ideas.


Join These Teachers as They Liveblog the TV Show 'Teachers'

The TV show "Teachers" debuted on TV Land in mid-January. What do actual, real-live teachers think of it? We're inviting some to liveblog their experience.


Acclaimed Educator Jaime Escalante Featured in New U.S. Postage Stamp

Escalante, the Bolivian native and former U.S. high school math teacher, died of cancer in 2010.


What Teachers Need to Know About Teacher Recruitment

A new special report on teacher recruitment could give teachers helpful knowledge on the educator job market.


Challenger's Legacy: Many of Christa McAuliffe's Students Are Now Teachers

Both of McAuliffe's children are now teachers as well.


What Happened With LeVar Burton's 'Reading Rainbow' Kickstarter?

The hit Kickstarter project is working to make good on its promise to teachers.


Introverted Teachers Aren't Sold on Push for Collaborative Time

Teacher collaboration is often prized, but not universally loved.


Student Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks Book Drive for Jamaican School

New Jersey 11-year-old Marley Dias is trying to collect 1,000 books that feature protagonists who are black girls.


Teacher Turns Adele's 'Hello' Into Parody About Snow Days

Even teachers too sometimes hope for a snow day; 3rd grade teacher Mary Morris is one of them.


Reports: Teacher PD Drives School Growth, and Other Countries Offer Models

A new pair of studies finds that countries outside the United States have made great strides in teacher professional development using systems that lag in the U.S.


PBS LearningMedia Calling All 'Tech Savvy' Educators for PD Program

The Digital Innovators program recognizes educators for use of technology and digital media in instruction.


California Teacher Under Fire for Buying Laptops for Students

A California teacher says her job is on the line for donating laptops to her students.


The 2016 State of the Union Recap for Busy Educators

For President Obama's final State of the Union speech, there were some nods to education, and there was confidence for the future.


Majority of Finalists for 2016 National Teacher of the Year Are Educators of Color

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


The New 'Star Wars' Character Maz Kanata Is Based on a Teacher

Bar matron Maz Kanata, introduced in "The Force Awakens," has her roots in director J.J. Abrams' childhood.


Why Is Classroom Management Such a Problem for New Teachers?

In an interview, educator and author Roxanna Elden talks about getting new teachers to stay in the classroom, even when times get especially tough.


The Teaching Profession in 2015 (in Charts)

How many issues affected teachers in 2015? Roughly: A bajillion.


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