In a "zero-waste classroom," teachers might compost food, invest in a classroom set of dishes, or even make reusable tissues.
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November 14, 2019
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In rural Kentucky, teachers and students are awarded innovation grants to solve a challenge facing their community or classroom.
August 07, 2019
Teachers unleash a flood of creative responses to one of the Most Persistent Teaching Questions of All Time: How do you get ever-chatty middle schoolers to quiet down and pay attention?
February 28, 2019
Sabbaticals are commonplace at the university level, but few and far between for K-12 teachers. This district has offered them for decades.
February 19, 2019
As districts across the country have struggled to attract and retain qualified teachers, some school systems are offering new benefits for their employees. Watch the video for a first look at a new Education Week series.
February 15, 2019
The teachers who designed them say that these artworks are more than just decoration—the door collages reflect lessons, values, and black cultural history that the educators want their students to engage with all year round.
April 23, 2018
Artists, educators, and innovators spent a day in Washington discussing how art can solve problems in education.
March 26, 2018
Current and former teachers are using their classroom experience to create nonprofits and startups that aim to make changes to education.
January 05, 2018
The winners of the 2017-18 Milken Educator Award share the best teaching advice they've ever received.
December 08, 2017
Researchers at the University of Missouri will be observing teachers to find out which tactics of flipped instruction work best to improve student outcomes.