In a piece about local implementation of the Common Core State Standards, Nan Austin of the Modesto Bee opens with an education-jargon-freeyet potentially divisiveexplanation of how instruction is changing.
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A 5th grade teacher at Briarwood Elementary in Oklahoma City, one of two schools ravaged by tornadoes this week, captured the moment of impact on video.
May 22, 2013
A New York City 4th grader's documentary on his school's lunchroom menu is causing quite a stir.
May 22, 2013
There's been a lot of talk lately about how rigid standards and the focus on testing haveand will continue toimpede teachers' creativity in the classroom. However, this morning at The Inspired Teaching School in Washington, teacher creativity was in full effect.
May 21, 2013
Once again, it appears that teachers acted with near-mind-boggling composure and courage in the face dangerand quite likely saved lives in the process.
May 20, 2013
The Seattle school district announced that high schools in the city will no longer be required to administer the Measures of Academic Progress assessmenta computerized adaptive test teachers had refused to give earlier this year.
May 13, 2013
A 33-year-old public school teacher with Tourette Syndrome in New York tells his story, including how he ended up in the absent-teacher reserve pool.
May 10, 2013
Last week, @EdWeekTeacher gained its 50,000th follower, an accomplishment nearly four years in the making since we first opened our account.
May 09, 2013
According to Gawker, this high school student who tells off his history teacher is from Duncanville, Texas. The speech he gives on his way out the door, above his teacher's impassive "Bye"s, is both harsh and unpredictably eloquent.
May 07, 2013
While teacher salaries continued to increase on average during the economic downturn, they did so at a much slower pace, according to a new study from NCTQ.