Fidgets spinners are supposed to help students sit still and focus. But many teachers say it's having the exact opposite effect.
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Eighteen-year-old Raven Osborne will receive her bachelor's degree in sociology with a minor in early-childhood education this week—but she doesn't graduate from high school until May 22.
April 19, 2017
Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo shares five ways teachers can help students make connections across subject areas and the world beyond the classroom.
March 30, 2017
A viral video shows a teacher delivering a bizarre spelling test—and his students' hilarious reactions.
February 03, 2017
The substitute-teacher model creates less work for classroom teachers and makes sure students experience authentic learning when their teacher is gone, its founder says.
January 05, 2017
Netflix will reboot the beloved '90s educational cartoon, "The Magic School Bus," starring eccentric science teacher Ms. Frizzle and her eager students as they embark on out-of-this world field trips.
August 30, 2016
A website run by the National Writing Project and PBS member station KQED will publish students' letters to the next president about issues that matter to them.
August 05, 2016
A new study found that when teachers know what they have in common with their black and Latino students, they are more likely to have a positive relationship with them.
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.
July 01, 2016
Researchers found that in classrooms where teachers were feeling more burned out, students' stress levels were higher.