With a show of hands last night, Seattle teachers voted to approve a new two-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike and ensuring that students returned to school on time today.
Toni Morrison's oft-taught novel about young black girl's struggles with self-worth and identify in 1940s Ohio has become a flash point for opponents of the common standards because of its occasionally graphic content.
A presentation expert uses a visual-display tool to analyze the shape and rhetorical patterns in Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech.
Teachers in Huntsville, Ala., have come under fire for distributing "pro common core" handouts at an elementary school open house last week.
Ariel Sacks say that "sweating the small stuff" in terms of student behavior and comportment (within reason) is not something to be scoffed at
A high school is determined, by one measure, to be the saddest place in New York City.
For teachers looking to bring this historical moment to the classroom, a number of organizations are providing resources.
Antoinette Tuff, a bookkeeper at an elementary school near Atlanta, prevented what was likely to have been a mass school shooting by convincing the gunman to surrender.
Two national polls released this week come to different conclusions about whether the public supports incorporating standardized test scores into teachers' evaluations.
Two popular user-driven websites have launched campaigns aimed at getting teachers needed resources.
Commissioned by Facebook, an education think tank in the United Kingdom recently created a "Facebook Guide for Educators." As of May 2013, 1.1 billion people worldwide are using Facebook, making the social network "rich with potential for learning," states the guide by The Education Foundation. The 20-page manual outlines the functions Facebook allows and how educators can tailor them for their own classrooms. For example, teachers can use Facebook Groups to communicate with parents. They can share information about an upcoming school trip or staff contact details. Students can also use group pages to collaborate on projects, post research, ...
Education Week Teacher's crowdsourced map shows teachers' favorite field-trip locations across the U.S.
The Guardian asked a few teachers in the United Kingdom to weigh in on their efforts to achieve work-life balance.
It's the start of the school year. And Education Week wants to see what back-to-school looks like through your eyes.
At last month's Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S. (Bring Attention to Transforming Teaching, Learning and Engagement in Science) competition, young rappers from New York public schools showcased original hip-hop performances all centered on one theme: science.
In a recent Wall Street Journal piece, Amanda Ripley writes about a "rock star" teacher in South Korea who makes $4 million a year.
Four teachers recently shipped off on a sea adventure, tagging along with scientists conducting research for NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Due to budget cuts and a lack of resources, teachers may need to find creative ways to take their students on field trips. Consider the iPad as another tool to help you discover fresh angles on new places and topics. Edutopia has compiled a list of virtual field trips.
K-12 teachers in the U.S. tend to become less engaged in their work after their first year, according to a new Gallup poll.
It's a hard time to be a teacher in Chicago. Ten days ago, to the surprise of its employees, the Chicago public school district laid off more than 1,000 teachers and about 1,100 support staff members.