Music teacher Shawn Tolley says he wanted to connect his students to a subject he loves.
The "We Need Diverse Books" campaign is encouraging greater representation for minority populations in children's literature and offering resources to help teachers find diverse books.
A new report from the National Center for Teacher Quality examines which districts push teachers up the salary schedule the fastest.
A new simulator may help teachers learn how to interact with students who have been bullied.
For its fourth annual Flame Challenge, the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science is daring scientists to explain a particularly tricky subject.
A new statewide program will have teachers provide professional development to other teachers.
New resources from UNC Chapel Hill and Ancestry.com can give teachers tools to explore family history with their students.
A veteran teacher as well as a journalist, he is remembered for having "slipped so deftly into the skin and minds of those he wrote about."
After a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer involved in a Ferguson, Mo. shooting, many teachers are looking for ways to talk about the events in class.
Raymond Almiran Montgomery, the publisher-turned-author of the popular Choose Your Own Adventure book series, passed away Nov. 9; he was 79 years old.
In her new book "The Teaching Brain," Vanessa Rodriguez discusses approaching teaching as an interaction, the five awarenesses of good teachers, and the downside to "quick fixes" based on brain science.
A new study shows that teachers with negative parental interactions are more likely to have such experiences. How can teachers deal with parental harassment?
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A recent study identifies the problems facing LGBT students and presents steps that teachers can take to make the school environment more welcoming.
In a roundtable conversation, accomplished educators explore the question of what makes a great. And researchers have some ideas of their own.
Following the release of new movie "Interstellar," Paramount Pictures has teamed up with Google Play for Education to create a set of free math, science, and arts and literature lesson plans based on the film.
Colorado language arts teacher Alicia Urie defends her decision to teach The Outsiders, saying that good writing can make students cry, but they will be better for it.
Starting November 1st, students in more than 2,000 classrooms will take on a major challenge: Write a novel in a month. The Young Writers Program, part of National Novel Writing Month, gives students and teachers the tools to make it happen.
Halloween can be a fun holiday, but some costumes can be offensive. Fortunately, there are some ways teachers can encourage students to make smart costume choices.
After spending two days shadowing high schoolers, one teacher realized how little she knew about what it actually meant to be a student.