The "status" of teachers varies widely across countries, according to a new survey, with teachers in China having the highest social standing of those countries measured.
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October 04, 2013
September 17, 2013
In October, the White House will host "Champions of Change" in honor of Connected Educator Month. If you know a teacher who uses technology effectively in the classroom, nominate him or her for the award.
August 19, 2013
Two popular user-driven websites have launched campaigns aimed at getting teachers needed resources.
May 07, 2013
Take a look at our latest Storify on Teacher Appreciation Week, which we will continue to add to until the end of the week. Read more here. [View the story "Teacher Appreciation Week Roundup" on Storify]
May 06, 2013
To honor educators this week, the Carnegie Corporation has launched a photo-sharing site on the art of great teaching.
February 14, 2013
Here's a cute story to give you some Valentine's Day cheer: Every Feb. 14 since 1946, Daryl Zevely, now 77 and retired, has sent his 3rd grade teacher a Valentine Day's card, reports The Longview News-Journal. Ninety-one year-old Regina Bull told the Texas newspaper that Zevely, who was a student...
January 14, 2013
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, HISTORY, and Preserve America are now accepting nominations for the National History Teacher of the Year Award, which recognizes accomplished K-12 American history teachers.
August 29, 2012
In a heartfelt post about dropping his son off for his first day of school, education writer and activist Sam Chaltain explains that, despite his instinctive parental desire for his son to have a perfect classroom experience, he recognizes that teachers, "like the rest of us ... are works in progres...
May 11, 2012
Teachers in New York State received a special Teacher Appreciation Week email message from the state education commissioner this week that, in addition to expressing thanks "for all the work you do every day" etc., spent a few paragraphs fleshing out the details of the state's new evaluation system....
May 09, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan made a surprise visit to Luke C. Moore High School in Washington on Wednesday morning to join teachers and school support staff for a Teacher Appreciation Week breakfast.