In October, the White House will host "Champions of Change" in honor of Connected Educator Month. If you know a teacher who uses technology effectively in the classroom, nominate him or her for the award.
Recent attacks on teachers by parents have raised concerns and prompted calls for greater urgency around the issue.
"I'm so happy to live in a world in which I don't need to defend the educational benefits of turquoise water, wooden boats, chop sticks, clothes pins, and rocks," says Teacher Tom.
Due to Internet filtering at his school, esteemed educator Rafe Esquith could not access the webinar he was presenting from his classroom. What does this say about schools' use of technology and the lack of professionalism we grant teachers?
Ilana Garon wrote a book! "Why Do Only White People Get Abducted by Aliens?: Teaching Lessons from the Bronx" is a series of stories about her first few years as a public high school teacher.
Teachers are already thinking of ways to use Google Glass--taking students on virtual field trips, training students with autism to recognize emotions, and more.
If you're a high school teacher and find yourself with 35 minutes to fill, you might want to consider showing renowned German filmmaker Werner Herzog's new documentary about the dangers of texting and driving.
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory intends to budget $10 million for a pay bump for teachers currently enrolled in graduate degrees.
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.