Music teacher Shawn Tolley says he wanted to connect his students to a subject he loves.
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December 05, 2014
December 05, 2014
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.
December 01, 2014
New resources from UNC Chapel Hill and Ancestry.com can give teachers tools to explore family history with their students.
November 25, 2014
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.
November 21, 2014
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.
November 14, 2014
A recent study identifies the problems facing LGBT students and presents steps that teachers can take to make the school environment more welcoming.
November 12, 2014
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.
October 30, 2014
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.
October 26, 2014
After spending two days shadowing high schoolers, one teacher realized how little she knew about what it actually meant to be a student.
October 08, 2014
A study on the "Pygmalion Effect" shows that the higher a teacher's expectations of a student, the more likely they are to succeed in school.