When their principal resigned due to illness earlier this year, the teachers at the rural Athens Community School in Maine came up with a novel idea for leading the school in the future: They would simply (or maybe not so simply) do it themselves.
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A new study from Michigan State University attempts to understand one aspect of great teaching by focusing on how some educators use creativity to inform instruction.
March 31, 2015
In Nashville, Bailey Middle Prep tries to keep good teachers like Whitney Bradley in the classroom by turning them into multi-classroom team leaders.
August 29, 2014
Schools can reduce stress simply by allowing children to play in green spaces, instead of only focusing on teaching children how to cope with stress.
August 28, 2014
Letting students stand in class, rather than forcing them to sit, may be beneficial for students' health and increase concentration levels.
May 13, 2014
Freshmen Honors English students at Los Gatos High School in Los Gatos, Calif., self-published a poetry anthology last week, believed to be the first class-produced e-book.
April 18, 2014
Jacqueline Suskin, a poetry street performer, occasionally brings her vocation into schools.
April 04, 2014
Misty Adoniou, a senior lecturer in literacy and teaching English as a second language at the University of Canberra, makes a case for allowing, and encouraging, students to draw in classrooms.
April 01, 2014
April brings National Poetry Month. Here are some resources and classroom activities to explore poetry with your students.
March 14, 2014
Teachers and students around the country celebrate Pi Day on March 14 by eating pie, writing pi-kus, and learning about the irrational number.