The Academy of American Poets has launched a new multimedia feature in which students can watch videos of prominent poets reading from their work and then write letters to the authors in response.
Three U.S. teachers are finalists for the Global Teacher Prize, which recognizes outstanding educators and comes with a $1 million award.
A photo on the popular Humans of New York blog has brought widespread attention to a school in one of New York's most dangerous neighborhoods, raising more than $1.4 million for the school.
Teachers in San Francisco Catholic schools will be required to refrain from publicly supporting homosexuality and other "gravely evil" activities denounced by the church, according to a recent announcement.
Differentiation, a teaching approach that focuses on different instructional needs for each student, has sparked a heated debate in the education community.
A bill under consideration by the Kansas Senate would remove an exemption protecting teachers from prosecution for providing "harmful" materials to minors.
Black History Month gives science and math teachers an opportunity to focus on black STEM leaders who are often overlooked and underrecognized.
In a process marred by numerous problems, five first-year teachers in a West Virginia district had to pick numbers from a box to determine which of them would be laid off.
This past weekend, "Saturday Night Live" used teaching as fodder for two very different sketches.
Scot Pankey, a theater teacher in Dallas, coordinated dozens of students for a dance that took over a vast swath of his high school.
Many schools are becoming adverse to harsh discipline measures, but that leaves teachers to wonder how best to address student behavioral issues.
Researchers suggest comparing "similarly circumstanced" schools in order to fairly evaluate teachers.
A group of high-profile scientists spoke with students at the State of STEM event, encouraging young women in particular to pursue STEM careers.
What did President Obama discuss in his annual speech to the country? Here's a guide to what teachers should know.
A recent Gallup poll shows that just 30 percent of teachers are "actively engaged" at work, and that their less-engaged colleagues account for 2.3 million missed workdays every year.
PBS LearningMedia now offers more than 100,000 digital resources, including common core-aligned videos, interactive learning games, and tools for teachers.
Modern vlog-style adaptations of classic novels may offer a new way to connect students with literature.
This year's nominees to be National Teacher of the Year hail from Alabama, Hawaii, Indiana, and Texas.
Now in its 5th year, Standing Ovation for D.C. Teachers recognizes the importance of public school teachers in the nation's capital.