The four nationally recognized educators also spoke with Education Week about attracting new talent to the profession and the importance of civics education.
At an event in El Paso, Texas, hundreds of teachers, including many who've received their state's highest recognition, gathered to protest the Trump administration's policy of detaining migrant children and separating them from their parents. See what some teachers had to say.
Melissa Salguero, an elementary school music teacher in New York City, is the only U.S. teacher among the 10 finalists announced today.
As districts across the country have struggled to attract and retain qualified teachers, some school systems are offering new benefits for their employees. Watch the video for a first look at a new Education Week series.
The teachers who designed them say that these artworks are more than just decoration—the door collages reflect lessons, values, and black cultural history that the educators want their students to engage with all year round.
Differentiation doesn't have to mean spending hours creating separate lessons for every student. In these two videos, veteran educators Larry Ferlazzo and Katie Hull Sypnieski describe techniques they use to meet students where they are in a multi-ability classroom.
In a new report, the National Network of State Teachers of the Year surveyed teacher-awardees and their colleagues about strategies they have put in place to address the opportunity gap in their schools.
Last year, we asked you to share your curriculum ideas for teaching Black History month, and you delivered. This year, we're asking you to show, not tell.
White teachers in majority-black classrooms initiate more negative, highly charged interactions around behavior than white teachers in predominantly white classrooms and black teachers in majority-black classrooms. That difference may be hurting black students' academic performance, found a new study.
When teachers need to keep track of hundreds of student assignments and bins of materials, staying organized can be a hard challenge to surmount. Some are turning to the organization expert and Netflix star for help.
Educators from Oklahoma, Washington, D.C., Alaska, and Virginia were named 2019 National Teacher of the Year finalists.
Verizon said it offered Remind a deal that would allow the company to keep sending free text messages to K-12 institutions and families, but Remind says it hasn't received an agreement in writing.
School districts in the Washington, D.C., metro area are encouraging workers affected by the government shutdown to apply for open positions.
When effective Tennessee teachers were offered a $5,000 bonus to stay in high-needs schools, students' reading scores jumped, according to research published in Economics of Education Review.
Advocate for education, participate in community organizations, and support other teachers: The 2018-19 Milken Educators share their thoughts on what leadership roles educators should play outside of the classroom.
Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" and books by Edith Wharton, e.e. cummings, and Virginia Woolf have entered the public domain, almost 100 years after they were originally published.
From housing perks for teachers to rock & roll professional development, here are some of the Teacher team's favorite stories from 2018.
Some called 2018 the "year of the teacher." Here's a review of the research that encapsulates a milestone year for the teaching profession.
Dozens of coaches and administrators gathered to address tactics for hiring and retaining millennial teachers—and with an eye toward avoiding stereotypes.
A new study offers further evidence against the "learning styles" theory—the idea that students can process information best when teachers tailor instruction to students' strengths.