Jason Sterlacci, a 6th grade teacher from Somerset, N.J., beat out his fellow finalists on Friday to become the tournament champion, taking home the $100,000 prize.
The nuns who run the California school said supporting every person, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identification, is aligned with the school's values.
The Jeopardy! Teachers Tournament, a two-week competition featuring 15 teachers, ends tonight and the competition is heating up.
The rock band took a picture with the Deaf Leopards from the Arkansas School for the Deaf, after a petition gathered hundreds of signatures.
A new paper published in Current Issues in Education surveyed white pre-service teachers to see how their color-blindness and racial identity changed after a semester of teaching in diverse classrooms.
A new report by the Department of Education sheds some light on the challenges of teacher recruitment and retention.
To mark Teacher Appreciation Week, musicians pick their favorite songs to thank an influential teacher in their lives.
While most teachers are satisfied with their jobs, about half would leave the profession immediately if they got a higher-paying job, the Center on Education Policy found in a new study.
Researchers found that teachers who participated in mindfulness-based interventions and stress-reducing strategies were more emotionally supportive and demonstrated greater sensitivity to students.
In a White House ceremony on Tuesday, President Barack Obama honored top educators across the country and highlighted his administration's progress on education, including its initiative to prepare 100,000 STEM teachers by 2021.
A day meant for appreciating educators has sparked controversy and some skepticism, largely in connection with ongoing debates around teacher pay, underfunded school systems, and student testing, to name a few.
Here's one way to curb a teacher shortage: be Hawaii. Mainland, take notes.
Jahana Hayes, a history teacher with a strong focus on service learning, said her passion for education stems from her own disadvantaged background.
The law protects student journalists' right to free speech and freedom of the press and ensures that student media advisers cannot be punished for what their students publish in the school newspaper.
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.