A former Teach For America teacher says he's tired of being attacked as someone who's opposed to public education and teachers.
Latino parents are increasingly sending their children to bilingual schools in an attempt to retain the family's Spanish-language fluency. Opponents of bilingual education say students in these programs don't perform proficiently in state tests.
The Tennessee Education Association is pushing the idea that the states' NAEP gains could be explained in part by a motivational video shown before the test.
The comedian mocked the possibly confusing terminology used on assessments aligned to the common standards.
In a fast-moving panel discussion Monday, a group of educators joined U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan in an effort meant to convince attendees on the merits of teaching.
A Santa Monica teacher reportedly confronted a student about drugs, and has since been suspended after a fight broke out.
Misty Adoniou, a senior lecturer in literacy and teaching English as a second language at the University of Canberra, makes a case for allowing, and encouraging, students to draw in classrooms.
Animal cameras have started soaring in popularity, but do they have any pedagogical value?
Mark Sass, a "hybrid" teacher outside of Denver, says that state policymakers and teachers' unions need to do a whole lot more to foster the growth of teacher-leadership positions in schools. Jack Schneider, an assistant professor of education at the College of the Holy Cross, argues that policymakers need to give current teachers more credit for their educational attainments than they are accustomed to doing lately.
April brings National Poetry Month. Here are some resources and classroom activities to explore poetry with your students.
A Belgian professor reportedly told his class to simmer down or he'd reveal all the characters who die in the popular HBO show and novel series.
A group of New York City teachers associated with teacher-advocacy organization Educators 4 Excellence laid out ways to address the challenges being faced throughout the state.
A Cornwall school is emphasizing dialogues in essay grading, but there are other new approaches to writing feedback, too.
Indiana adopted the Common Core State Standards in 2010. On Monday, Gov. Mike Pence revoked them. What's a teacher to do?
If you're a teacher who's struggling or someone who supports teachers who are struggling, please join us Wednesday evening for a live web chat with Meenoo Rami, author of the recently published book "Thrive: 5 Ways to (Re)Invigorate Your Teaching."
In 2010 associate professor Christopher Emdin started a weekly Twitter chat called #HipHopEd to discuss the intersection of hip-hop and education. It has become an international education movement.
Two prominent African-American children's book authors, and at least one language arts teacher, say the lack of black characters in recent children's literature has series implications for students' understanding of the world.
The acclaimed children's book is getting the Hollywood treatment.
This final installment of coverage of the Teaching & Learning 2014 conference looks at some of the fears underlying the teaching profession.
In part two of coverage of the Teaching & Learning 2014 conference, a snapshot of what teachers are actually learning.