Roxanna Elden, a former teacher who created a popular email series of encouragement for educators in 2015, returns with online support for first-year teachers in their first days of school.
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July 26, 2016
June 01, 2016
An English professor argues that good teachers tend to share a few common dispositional traits.
May 04, 2016
Researchers found that teachers who participated in mindfulness-based interventions and stress-reducing strategies were more emotionally supportive and demonstrated greater sensitivity to students.
March 18, 2016
As they grapple with new instructional expectations, a growing number of teachers are working to improve their practice through the "lesson study" approach to professional development.
March 10, 2016
A new report suggests educators continue to lack agency in choosing their own professional learning, but some say that teacher autonomy over PD isn't a perfect solution either.
March 04, 2016
The California Department of Education has awarded a $500,000 grant for a project designed to get elementary school teachers better prepared to teach common-core math.
February 25, 2016
An extended-day public school in Queens, N.Y., is experimenting with a four-day week this year—but only for teachers.
February 19, 2016
To help hone their skills and improve their classroom practice, a growing number of teachers are getting help from virtual-coaching services, according to a story in the Hechinger Report this week.
January 28, 2016
A new special report on teacher recruitment could give teachers helpful knowledge on the educator job market.
January 27, 2016
Teacher collaboration is often prized, but not universally loved.