Now that most states have closed schools in response to the coronavirus, many teachers face the same question: Can we create a classroom community virtually?
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March 18, 2020
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A new analysis by Grantmakers for Education shows that online crowdfunding requests are on the rise, and the fastest-growing category is for students' basic needs.
November 26, 2019
School districts have "unconscionably and impermissibly shifted operating costs of the classrooms directly on the financial backs of our teachers," the lawsuit alleges.
November 14, 2019
In a "zero-waste classroom," teachers might compost food, invest in a classroom set of dishes, or even make reusable tissues.
November 11, 2019
In a recent video message, transgender teachers urge school leaders to make schools more welcoming by examining their own biases and implementing inclusive policies.
October 14, 2019
The bill would have given public school teachers at least six weeks of paid maternity leave.
September 25, 2019
A new study offers insight into the experiences of teachers of color, and offers advice to principals and district leaders who are working to keep them.
August 08, 2019
"Traveling" or "floating" teachers often have to load up their teaching supplies in a cart and go from classroom to classroom. Here are some tips to make the best of it.
June 24, 2019
The two-day event, now in its third year, offers workshops on mental health and burnout, time-management and goal-setting, and strategies for navigating toxic workplace environments.
June 13, 2018
In a study of eight schools in Florida, 3rd grade teachers who reported more symptoms of depression spent less time in whole-group instruction and in preparing students for lessons.