Groups of elementary school teachers praised the increased rigor in the common standards, but expressed concerns that there are too-high expectations on children.
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A textbook and teacher's guide that are free to download share the stories of 10 Nobel Laureates, focusing on stories of grit and perseverance.
October 04, 2016
For example, teachers in Georgia are having their students vote for historical or fictional candidates instead of the 2016 presidential choices.
September 30, 2016
Though Banned Books Week ends on October 1, teachers and school librarians may deal with censorship issues at any point in a school year. How should they navigate them?
September 26, 2016
For teachers looking to get students involved in the presidential debate, there are several online election resources that promote student engagement.
August 25, 2016
Teaching about this year's election is particularly exciting to other teachers, though, given all its historic firsts.
August 15, 2016
In Denmark classrooms, teaching empathy is a key part of school curriculum. What lessons can U.S. educators draw about how to develop the skill in their students?
July 25, 2016
The phenomena of the mobile game Pokémon Go has been touted for its learning possibilities. It might also have particular benefits for children with autism.
July 19, 2016
A new report finds that teachers want to be empowered to lead the implementation of personalized learning with administrative support.
July 18, 2016
The Republican Party's draft platform now supports teaching the Bible in public schools. What might the addition mean for teachers?