Sabbaticals are commonplace at the university level, but few and far between for K-12 teachers. This district has offered them for decades.
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March 13, 2018
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February 23, 2018
Teachers across the country are joining the #ArmMeWith movement on social media to protest arming classroom teachers with weapons.
June 29, 2017
Teachers should practice self-care and district leaders must support teachers' mental health and wellness, educators and experts say.
April 19, 2017
A U.S. educator unpacks the lessons teachers can draw from Finnish classrooms—including the secret to joyful teaching and happier students.
August 15, 2016
In Denmark classrooms, teaching empathy is a key part of school curriculum. What lessons can U.S. educators draw about how to develop the skill in their students?
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.
December 23, 2014
A new study says that when children are less likely to lie when they understand that telling the truth will be met with happiness from both the inquisitor and the children themselves.