Teachers are the experts of the classroom, so they should be empowered to lead professional development, educators said at a forum that included the two national teachers' union presidents.
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October 22, 2019
September 25, 2019
A new study offers insight into the experiences of teachers of color, and offers advice to principals and district leaders who are working to keep them.
September 13, 2019
In rural Kentucky, teachers and students are awarded innovation grants to solve a challenge facing their community or classroom.
August 06, 2019
About two dozen teachers from across the country spent a week wrestling with questions about how to remember the Confederacy.
July 15, 2019
Many teachers are tapped to teach physics without prior training or experience. A new study explores a possible solution.
June 24, 2019
The two-day event, now in its third year, offers workshops on mental health and burnout, time-management and goal-setting, and strategies for navigating toxic workplace environments.
June 20, 2019
A panel of experts—including a national teacher's union president and an official from the Department of Education—discussed how to make teaching a more attractive profession.
June 12, 2019
A growing number of students have experienced a brain injury that could affect their ability to learn in school. Yet most teachers aren't prepared to work with these students.
June 10, 2019
Mentoring a student-teacher won't hurt a teacher's district evaluation score—in fact, it might even give it a boost, according to a working study.
March 12, 2019
Education correspondent Emily Hanford of APM Reports spoke with Education Week about her radio documentary on early reading and what teachers should know about reading science.