Education researcher Linda Darling-Hammond's new book, Empowered Educators: How High-Performing Systems Shape Teaching Quality, studies how seven high-performing jurisdictions recruit, develop, and support high-quality teachers.
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April 24, 2017
March 24, 2017
A study by Northwestern University finds that teachers' physical proximity to one another plays an important role in the way they interact and, ultimately, in how successful they are at collaborating.
February 24, 2017
Professional development programs can be one way to improve how parents and teachers communicate, according to a study by researchers at the University of Missouri.
October 06, 2016
A new study found that adolescent students in urban school district have more favorable perceptions of teachers of color.
September 02, 2016
A new study suggest that physical attractiveness of educators may play an overlooked part in student learning.
August 12, 2016
A new report by the Economic Policy Institute finds that the pay gap for teachers has grown significantly in recent decades.
July 01, 2016
Researchers found that in classrooms where teachers were feeling more burned out, students' stress levels were higher.
June 24, 2016
Two researchers compiled a literature review of 12 years of studies and reports on teacher leadership, drawing conclusions about what it means to be a teacher leader.
May 27, 2016
Teachers felt that iPads "provide no educational function in the classroom" and are often used to play games in class.
May 20, 2016
A new survey shows that a majority of teachers believe technology helps facilitate learning and enriches the classroom experience for both students and teachers—but most don't think it's effectively implemented in the classroom.