A consortium of rural school districts in Eastern Kentucky is experimenting with microcredentials as a way to personalize teacher learning.


Dozens of state teachers of the year met with U.S. representatives and senators to lobby for education issues, including preserving the federal money that goes to teacher professional development.


A teacher in the South Bronx borough of New York City built his classroom curriculum around the garden. A decade later, the seeds he planted have grown into a movement.


The founder of Teach-Plus shared 10 lessons for teachers who want to get involved in policymaking. Maybe most importantly: "If you're not at the table, you're on the menu."


A membership survey from the National Network of State Teachers of the Year found that teachers want accountability measures for charter schools and private schools that receive federal funds.


The United States Institute of Peace offers free resources to teachers who want to teach peace-building and conflict resolution.


The group 100Kin10, which seeks to recruit and support STEM teachers, has identified over 100 challenges plaguing the profession, including a lack of prestige and scarce high-quality instructional materials.


In a new study, researchers broke down the four instructional practices to teach mathematics conceptually—and studied the implications for teacher education programs.


The 2016 Arizona Teacher of the Year is running for state Senate. Other state teachers of the year who have also sought office share their advice and lessons learned.


At GenCyber camps, educators learn tips and tricks for teaching cybersecurity in hopes of peaking students' interest in the topic.


A program used by 11,000 schools across the country simulates conversations about mental health between students and educators.


Teachers should practice self-care and district leaders must support teachers' mental health and wellness, educators and experts say.


The school mimicked the popular adventure game, Escape the Room, as part of its hiring process to gauge candidates' collaboration skills and creativity.


A study of the New Teacher Center's grant program found that student outcomes in math and English/language arts improve when first- and second-year teachers have a mentor.


The Council of Chief State School Officers is overseeing a working group of 11 states that are trying to increase diversity among their teachers by 2040.


While 85 percent of teacher PD is classroom-focused, very few of those activities are sustained or data driven, a long-running study finds.


From standing all day to holding your bladder for an hour to grading papers, high school English teacher Trevor Muir shares the reasons why teaching is so tiring—and why it's all worth it.


Lockheed Martin, which commissioned the national poll, has released free curriculum resources aimed at fostering students' interest in space.


Teachers share their best strategies for ending the year on a good note.


There are stark differences in annual educator pay around the globe. A report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development reveals the best and worst countries for teacher compensation.


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