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August 27, 2014

New Ed. Books Call Attention to Undervalued Role of Teacher Expertise

Two new books out this fall on teaching and teacher policy may reflect a shift in thinking about school reform.

August 21, 2014

It's Actually OK to Smile Before Christmas, and Other Tips for New Teachers

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

Why Aren't Schools Giving Teachers More Collaboration Time?

Teachers often wish for collaboration time with peers, yet often their professional development overlooks this. Why?

July 17, 2014

Yes, Teachers Are Working During the Summer

Teachers are actively engaged with student learning and their own professional development during the summer.

July 16, 2014

Twitter Chat: Summer Learning for Students and Teachers

Tonight at 8 p.m. ET, we'll be holding a Twitter chat exploring summer learning for both students and educators.

July 02, 2014

How Summer Reading Is Different, for Both Kids and Teachers

Educational psychologist Daniel Willingham offers some tips (mostly for parents, but useful to educators as well) on getting kids to read this summer.

July 01, 2014

Tonight: Chat With Carol Ann Tomlinson About Differentiated Instruction

If you're not out in the streets celebrating America's World Cup win over Belgium, join us for a chat on differentiated instruction.

May 05, 2014

Common-Core Lesson Co. Announces Teacher 'Dream Team'

LearnZillion, a company that provides teacher-created lessons aligned to the Common Core State Standards, has announced the members of its 2014 teacher "Dream Team."

April 24, 2014

Rigorous Study Finds Actual Benefits From Immersive Teacher PD Program

A new study shows that the Facing History professional-development program, oriented around an immersive civics-education unit, significantly improved teachers' sense of instructional effectiveness, while also boosting students' historical-thinking skills.

March 28, 2014

N.Y.C. Teachers' Group Proposes Fixes for Common-Core Implementation

A group of New York City teachers associated with teacher-advocacy organization Educators 4 Excellence laid out ways to address the challenges being faced throughout the state.

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