In part two of coverage of the Teaching & Learning 2014 conference, a snapshot of what teachers are actually learning.
Teachers and students around the country celebrate Pi Day on March 14 by eating pie, writing pi-kus, and learning about the irrational number.
The conference, a new initiative from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, is going all out.
With many schools offering relatively little in the way of computer science course, a growing number of young students are turning to private coding programs.
A new Education Week webinar will try to clear up at least a little confusion around a problem many districts face.
Students at Los Alamitos High School, in Calif., rounded up their teachers this month and had them read mean tweets about themselves as part of a TV production project.
Thousands of students and teachers took over George Washington University on Saturday to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math.
The newest report from the Southern Poverty Law Center says that while many states still do not mandate teaching civil rights history, Southern states excel, and many offer teachers comprehensive resources, too.
The numbers are a drastic increase from a previous survey in 2010.
The Internet can be a great way to spread information, but Common Core State Standards may not be suited for viral social-media sharing.
The merits of certain state education mandates become lost when implementation goes awry and leaves educators in a bind.
Easel.ly, a website for designing graphics, demonstrates in a blog series how educators can use infographics in aligning reading and literature instruction to the Common Core State Standards.
A number of policy analysts debated the future of organized labor over the past week, but the answer to one question eluded them: What could ever replace unions?
Teachers at an elementary school in Chicago have made the bold move of announcing that they will refuse to administer state-mandated standardized tests that are scheduled to start next week.
The new documentary "If You Build It" features two teachers going without salary for a year while working with students to construct a farmers market.
Jennifer Rand, a high school teacher in State College, Pa., has come to the realization that a big reason why students today don't seem to share her own love of reading is that they are too simply too busy.
The newest round of an annual contest dares scientists to explain a difficult concept to a young but discerning demographic.
As educators get more accustomed to the idea of virtual learning, imagine a future where an entire public school district goes entirely virtual.
Wisconsin elementary school principal Matt Renwick says that the game, if taken in the right context, can be seen not as a distraction, but as a resource to help students build critical learning skills.