One way to improve students' happiness and performance is to revamp the classroom to look more like the top companies in the United States, says an innovation think tank.
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January 25, 2017
January 18, 2017
Many teachers are taking their students to Washington to witness the inauguration of the 45th president, but some say the divisive nature of the election has made the experience a little different than in previous years.
January 06, 2017
A new study found that students who received teacher home visits did better on state tests and had better attendance records than students whose homes were not visited.
December 23, 2016
A wide variety of issues affected teachers this year. Here are some charts that sum up the state of the teaching profession in 2016.
December 22, 2016
Lessons from Finland, teaching post-election, and teacher pay all made this year's list of most-read Teaching Now posts.
December 22, 2016
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has asked more than 500 teachers to consider going back to work in a high-poverty school district that struggles to fill teacher vacancies.
December 15, 2016
Machines are unlikely to ever completely replace teachers, but one researcher writes that technology is poised to automate basic teaching tasks to transform the profession.
December 12, 2016
A pair of studies presented this month show the results of five-year grant initiatives in two of Virginia's largest school districts to improve student learning in their lowest-performing schools.
December 08, 2016
One Georgia school district has hired 10 virtual teachers as a solution to a teacher shortage.
November 30, 2016
A survey of more than 10,000 teachers by the advocacy group Teaching Tolerance found that most teachers said the divisive election results have negatively impacted the classroom.