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?
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August 07, 2019
January 05, 2017
Netflix will reboot the beloved '90s educational cartoon, "The Magic School Bus," starring eccentric science teacher Ms. Frizzle and her eager students as they embark on out-of-this world field trips.
April 07, 2016
Parents at one Bay Area middle school say teaching a week-long curriculum focusing on the LGBTQ community is discriminatory and not age appropriate.
March 25, 2016
Teachers at Jorge Prieto Math and Science Academy have decided to follow through with a previously planned field trip today, on the first of Chicago Public Schools' furlough days.
December 04, 2015
Teachers in the San Bernardino, Calif., sought to make classrooms as normal as possible for students this week, following the mass shooting at the Inland Regional Center on Wednesday.
August 13, 2015
To nearly no one's surprise, the early beginnings of school days are interrupting students' sleep and ultimately upsetting their health and education.
February 12, 2015
A photo on the popular Humans of New York blog has brought widespread attention to a school in one of New York's most dangerous neighborhoods, raising more than $1.4 million for the school.
December 09, 2013
A teacher has developed a formula to debate topics like gun control with her middle school students.
October 31, 2013
PBS Math Club's interactive video series seeks to relate math to students' interests to make it more interesting to a middle school demographic.
April 06, 2012
A new survey of middle school students published by Raytheon finds that there is a dramatic increase in the number of students who "hate" math (from one in 10 to one in five) between the 6th and 8th grades. The survey also reveals that 61 percent of middle schoolers would rather take out the trash t...