Professional development programs can be one way to improve how parents and teachers communicate, according to a study by researchers at the University of Missouri.
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February 24, 2017
February 23, 2017
A free online professional-learning course seeks to help teachers gain more authority and autonomy in education policy matters.
February 08, 2017
Teachers who are not fully certified are increasingly teaching in California's high-needs schools and in special education, a report by the Learning Policy Institute has found.
July 26, 2016
Roxanna Elden, a former teacher who created a popular email series of encouragement for educators in 2015, returns with online support for first-year teachers in their first days of school.
April 20, 2016
A pilot program at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education lets teachers in training practice classroom management techniques with a classroom simulation.
April 01, 2016
An academic advisor at the Middle Tennessee State University's College of Education has opened a clothing shop, Clothing Our Educators Boutique, intended to serve students who aren't equipped with professional clothing and are on a student budget.
March 18, 2016
As they grapple with new instructional expectations, a growing number of teachers are working to improve their practice through the "lesson study" approach to professional development.
March 04, 2016
The California Department of Education has awarded a $500,000 grant for a project designed to get elementary school teachers better prepared to teach common-core math.
February 19, 2016
To help hone their skills and improve their classroom practice, a growing number of teachers are getting help from virtual-coaching services, according to a story in the Hechinger Report this week.
December 18, 2015
In an effort to combat a regional teacher shortage, the Sonoma County school district in California is planning to open its own school of education.