Elevating the teaching profession, offering financial incentives, and expanding the pool of teacher candidates are among the strategies states are using to bolster their teacher workforces, according to the Council of Chief State School Officers.
From Texas to Puerto Rico, here is how teachers have stepped up to help students during and in the aftermath of hurricanes.
After a 3rd grader accidentally impaled himself on a freshly sharpened pencil, two quick-thinking teachers saved his life.
A new report highlights the outcomes of the American Federation of Teachers' Innovation Fund grants, which support school improvement efforts that are developed collaboratively by teachers and administrators.
The recent string of sexual assault allegations against high-profile men and the #MeToo movement are spurring lots of discussions outside and inside of classrooms. How should teachers respond?
As students continue to struggle to navigate digital news, some teachers are making digital literacy a mainstay in the classroom.
A California organization is tasked with giving out $9.4 million in grants to local programs across the state to solve shortages.
One organization is working to eliminate the financial burden of having pets in the classroom.
A new paper explores what goes through teachers' minds when students ask a question they don't know the answer to.
A new study finds that teachers who are good at raising test scores are worse at making students happy in class.
Student who played digital learning games improved their history test scores by half a letter grade in just three weeks, according to a recent study.
A survey by the American Federation of Teachers and the Badass Teachers Association found that teachers are reporting high stress levels and experiencing bad mental health days.
A new study from UCLA reveals that high school students are negatively impacted by the current national political environment.
The study found that schools with the highest levels of instructional and teacher leadership rank at least 10 percentile points higher in both math and English/language arts on state tests.
An analysis of international survey data found that increasing teacher pay is not enough to convince high-achieving students to enter the profession.
Although a Mississippi school district removed the famous novel from the curriculum because its language made people uncomfortable, teachers say 'Mockingbird' still has value.
Teachers across the country are taking robots beyond STEM classes and into lessons on history, literature, geography—and even art and music.
A professional development program for science teachers emphasizes getting students to vocalize their thinking during class.
A mathematician developed a free, extensive math game for teachers of all grade levels to use in class. Over a million people have signed up to use it this week.
As Puerto Rico rebuilds after being slammed by Hurricane Maria, here are some ways educators from the mainland can help.