As you probably know by now--thanks to either the widespread media coverage or a failed Internet search this morning--Wikipedia and several other websites instituted a 24-hour blackout today in protest of two anti-piracy bills under consideration in Congress.
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January 18, 2012
January 09, 2012
Teachers in Pennsylvania's Chester Upland School District have agreed to continue working even though the district can no longer afford to pay them.
January 05, 2012
More than half of Americans believe that U.S. teachers are underpaid, according to a national telephone survey by Poll Position.
December 30, 2011
Over the past year, Education Week Teacher published a mix of stories on teacher issues, including first-person opinion pieces written by teachers, articles offering practical classroom tips, and write-ups of the latest studies and research on the teaching profession.
December 30, 2011
From reflecting on their classroom experiences to commenting on the latest education news and teaching trends, our bloggers here at Education Week Teacher shared with us their thoughts and insights on the teaching profession over the past 12 months.
December 28, 2011
As 2011 comes to an end, we look back at our top five most popular Teaching Now posts of the year.
December 22, 2011
In her blog, Teachers At Risk, special education teacher Elona Hartjes claims to have picked up "second-hand stress" from her students.
December 21, 2011
Colleges are increasingly exploring the use of student "data"including everything from grades to instructional-prompt responses to online "click" patterns to customize instruction and learning opportunities.
December 19, 2011
In an effort to improve their students' standardized test scores, a school in New London, Conn., has hired three behavioral specialists to help reduce classroom disruptions.
December 13, 2011
Full-time public school teachers working in Title I schools can now apply for a $25,000 cash award sponsored by The New Teacher Project.