Teachers tend to be white, female, and have nearly a decade and a half of classroom experience, federal statistics show. See what else the data reveals about the teaching profession.
What is math for? How can teachers make it relevant for students? Education Week asked teachers to share their responses to these common questions.
What does a teacher's lunch break look like? Educators from across the country tweeted out their go-to meals and lunchtime duties.
Educational technology companies, like ClassDojo, have tapped teachers to give input on product designs.
How can teachers talk to their students about the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.? These resources might help start the conversation.
This three-day retreat provides new teachers with professional development, self-care strategies, and a network of support.
A nationwide survey found that nearly 20 percent of teachers say they have no input in their school's professional learning decisions.
Five state teachers of the year traveled to Finland to learn about the country's new national curriculum and the Finns' ways of teaching and learning.
Eight teachers teamed up with Old Navy to star in music videos geared toward inspiring students.
The teacher has since received over $25,000 in donations from people across the country and plans to set up a foundation for teachers to get school supplies.
A consortium of rural school districts in Eastern Kentucky is experimenting with microcredentials as a way to personalize teacher learning.
Dozens of state teachers of the year met with U.S. representatives and senators to lobby for education issues, including preserving the federal money that goes to teacher professional development.
A teacher in the South Bronx borough of New York City built his classroom curriculum around the garden. A decade later, the seeds he planted have grown into a movement.
The founder of Teach-Plus shared 10 lessons for teachers who want to get involved in policymaking. Maybe most importantly: "If you're not at the table, you're on the menu."
A membership survey from the National Network of State Teachers of the Year found that teachers want accountability measures for charter schools and private schools that receive federal funds.
The United States Institute of Peace offers free resources to teachers who want to teach peace-building and conflict resolution.
The group 100Kin10, which seeks to recruit and support STEM teachers, has identified over 100 challenges plaguing the profession, including a lack of prestige and scarce high-quality instructional materials.
In a new study, researchers broke down the four instructional practices to teach mathematics conceptually—and studied the implications for teacher education programs.