More than one-third of teachers use memes, emojis, and GIFs to help teach a lesson, despite most teachers' concern about social media's effects on grammar, a survey finds.
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July 25, 2016
The phenomena of the mobile game Pokémon Go has been touted for its learning possibilities. It might also have particular benefits for children with autism.
April 05, 2016
Amid a recent rise in sexual misconduct cases involving teachers, the Clark County school district in Nevada is looking to implement a policy that restricts digital communication between students and teachers.
March 01, 2016
Thousands of students are petitioning for the reinstatement of a teacher who resigned after being placed on administrative leave over a controversial poem.
April 23, 2015
Spotting an urgent need in schools, a journalist-turned-teacher has developed a full-scale curriculum to help students better understand the digitally networked environments in which they spend so much time.
February 12, 2015
A photo on the popular Humans of New York blog has brought widespread attention to a school in one of New York's most dangerous neighborhoods, raising more than $1.4 million for the school.
March 20, 2014
In 2010 associate professor Christopher Emdin started a weekly Twitter chat called #HipHopEd to discuss the intersection of hip-hop and education. It has become an international education movement.
January 28, 2014
A blogging educator says that keeping a blog can help teachers reflect, discuss methods that work best and ones that need improvement, and vent their stress and anxiety.
September 25, 2013
Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed legislature designed to give teenagers a little more control over their online personas.