A psychology professor argues that the real problem with U.S. education is not that teachers rank poorly among college graduates, but that the training they receive to become teachers is woeful.
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The teacher policy and recruitment group TNTP has announced the four winners of its annual Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice.
December 02, 2014
A new statewide program will have teachers provide professional development to other teachers.
November 19, 2014
Join us tonight (Wed.) at 8 p.m. ET for a Twitter chat (#ewedchat) on how schools can better support good teaching.
November 13, 2014
In a roundtable conversation, accomplished educators explore the question of what makes a great. And researchers have some ideas of their own.
August 27, 2014
Two new books out this fall on teaching and teacher policy may reflect a shift in thinking about school reform.
August 21, 2014
In the latest installment of Education Week and Education Week Teacher's Twitter chat series, we asked educators for what advice they treasured as new teachers—and what advice wasn't so great.
August 14, 2014
Teachers often wish for collaboration time with peers, yet often their professional development overlooks this. Why?
July 17, 2014
Teachers are actively engaged with student learning and their own professional development during the summer.
July 16, 2014
Tonight at 8 p.m. ET, we'll be holding a Twitter chat exploring summer learning for both students and educators.