A superintendent in an Illinois district said that parents complained about teachers interjecting their own opinions into class discussions of the protests roiling nearby Ferguson, Mo.
In the latest installment of Education Week and Education Week Teacher's Twitter chat series, we asked educators for what advice they treasured as new teachers—and what advice wasn't so great.
James Foley, the missing American photojournalist who was executed this week by the Islamic State militant group operating in Iraq and Syria, was known for his courage and dedication to humane causes. He was also a former teacher.
Vast swaths of teachers and celebrities are lining up to raise money for ALS research.
Here's how teachers around the country are responding to the ongoing protests in Ferguson, Mo.
Entering the teaching profession is a daunting commitment, and finding support is often the key to sticking around.
Teachers often wish for collaboration time with peers, yet often their professional development overlooks this. Why?
A new app by SciPlay aims to make physics concepts not only accessible to students of all levels, but help teachers with student engagement in complex subject matters.
The prolific comedian and actor, and star of "Dead Poets Society," was found dead at his home Monday night.
While "All the President's Men" might be a classroom staple, there's a wealth of new resources that can help give students a more complete account of Richard Nixon's presidency.
Every year during the last week of summer, teachers in Henderson County, Ky. make house calls.
A startup that combines cinema-style soundtracks with the texts of popular books claims to be "transforming reading the way sound transformed silent film."
Kaufman's 1965 novel Up the Down Staircase depicted teaching in New York City public schools without any glamour or rose-colored glasses, earning her rave reviews from teachers in the school system.
D.C. may be one of the best places for career teachers in search of high pay, a new report says, while South Dakota is unquestionably the worst.
In North Carolina's Iredell-Statesville school district, teachers report a smooth implementation of the standards now being targeted for review by the state legislature.
To bolster teacher quality, schools systems desperately need to institute variable pay structures that reward educators based on performance and challenging assignments, according to a report released this week by TNTP, a prominent nonprofit teacher-recruitment and policy organization.
When students never learn to read cursive, they lose access to any historical documents that haven't been typed up, experts say.
Teachers are actively engaged with student learning and their own professional development during the summer.
Tonight at 8 p.m. ET, we'll be holding a Twitter chat exploring summer learning for both students and educators.
Musician and comedian Weird Al Yankovic has a new video out that might help students appreciate good grammar.