In her new book "The Teaching Brain," Vanessa Rodriguez discusses approaching teaching as an interaction, the five awarenesses of good teachers, and the downside to "quick fixes" based on brain science.
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In a PBS segment, Harvard education-innovation expert Tony Wagner said he likes the idea of teacher-led schools but suggested that teachers generally haven't acquired the education-management knowledge or vision to create truly transformative schools.
June 25, 2014
Western Governors University Teachers College is an online degree program that costs $6,000 a year, and it's ranked the best secondary-education program for teachers in the country.
October 04, 2013
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.
July 22, 2013
A former teacher says that teacher-preparation programs should be modeled after medical schools.
July 19, 2013
In what some are saying is a first-of-its-kind moment, critics of Teach for America are beginning to pool their efforts to counter the program.
June 10, 2013
A new study from Bankrate.com finds that, when it comes to return-on-investment for professional degrees, teachers are getting a raw deal.
June 07, 2013
The president's proposal to overhaul the e-rate program in large part prioritizes training teachers to better use technology in the classroom and providing them with more technology resources.
May 15, 2013
At an event in downtown Washington yesterday, panelists discussed a professional development program that brings reading and social/emotional learning together and according to several studies is having positive effects in both areas.
April 30, 2013
This morning, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten gave a speech in New York City in which she called for a moratorium on high stakes associated with the impending common-core tests.