Tom Gilding, a high school English teacher who has gained renown as Mark Twain impersonator, has announced that he is retiring this spring. But only from teaching, not from impersonating Mark Twain.
"Root," a magnetic, hexagonal device that travels across a white board and performs a variety of behaviors in response to students' digital commands, is designed to get students thinking in the logic of coding.
Abolitionist Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 note, but millions of Americans didn't know who she was.
The proposed law is meant to increase the public's respect for the teaching profession in Argentina.
A pilot program at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education lets teachers in training practice classroom management techniques with a classroom simulation.
A majority of teachers say evaluation systems based on student test scores have deteriorated their relationships with parents, students, administrators and other teachers, according to a new survey.
A researcher examined the effects of an iPad-based intervention, as compared to a traditional paper-pencil approach, on 2nd graders' achievement and engagement in mathematics.
A University of Arizona event that's designed to get high school seniors interested in becoming math teachers has been scrapped this year because educators were reluctant to recommend the profession to their students.
Teachers would have the authority to remove any student deemed a safety threat, under a proposed bill by Minnesota lawmakers.
Parents at one Bay Area middle school say teaching a week-long curriculum focusing on the LGBTQ community is discriminatory and not age appropriate.
Amid a recent rise in sexual misconduct cases involving teachers, the Clark County school district in Nevada is looking to implement a policy that restricts digital communication between students and teachers.
An academic advisor at the Middle Tennessee State University's College of Education has opened a clothing shop, Clothing Our Educators Boutique, intended to serve students who aren't equipped with professional clothing and are on a student budget.
White teachers are more likely to doubt educational prospects of black students, according to a new study.
Georgia educators say their input on a draft of the state's social studies standards is being ignored to boost political agendas.
Teachers generally invest a lot of money in their classrooms. But for new teachers, a lack of guidance may lead to a lot of misspent money.
Teachers at Jorge Prieto Math and Science Academy have decided to follow through with a previously planned field trip today, on the first of Chicago Public Schools' furlough days.
The social network has existed for over a decade, and many educators find it useful. But resistance remains.
A new poll finds that while 90 percent of parents would encourage their children to pursue a career in a STEM field, 87 percent said they would be "concerned" if that career happened to be as a K-12 teacher.
Focusing the responsibility for learning on students can be more effective than traditional lectures in improving student achievement in STEM courses, especially for underrepresented minority students, according to a new study.
As they grapple with new instructional expectations, a growing number of teachers are working to improve their practice through the "lesson study" approach to professional development.