Easel.ly, a website for designing graphics, demonstrates in a blog series how educators can use infographics in aligning reading and literature instruction to the Common Core State Standards.
February 2014 Archives
A number of policy analysts debated the future of organized labor over the past week, but the answer to one question eluded them: What could ever replace unions?
Teachers at an elementary school in Chicago have made the bold move of announcing that they will refuse to administer state-mandated standardized tests that are scheduled to start next week.
The new documentary "If You Build It" features two teachers going without salary for a year while working with students to construct a farmers market.
Jennifer Rand, a high school teacher in State College, Pa., has come to the realization that a big reason why students today don't seem to share her own love of reading is that they are too simply too busy.
The newest round of an annual contest dares scientists to explain a difficult concept to a young but discerning demographic.
As educators get more accustomed to the idea of virtual learning, imagine a future where an entire public school district goes entirely virtual.
Wisconsin elementary school principal Matt Renwick says that the game, if taken in the right context, can be seen not as a distraction, but as a resource to help students build critical learning skills.
Teachers at a high school in Fairfax County, Va., have taken to protesting district salary squeezes in a way that could be described as highly casual. Literally.
The use of simple checklists to manage complex, sometimes unwieldy projects has been a trending topic in many industries. Teaching is no exception.
The evolution debate between Bill Nye and Ken Ham could bring up some tricky questions for teachers about a bitter cultural division.
A New Jersey English teacher finding students to be bored with the assigned novels, started using New York Times human-interest stories to teach students about critical analysis.
Matt Damon stopped by Reddit today for an Ask-Me-Anything session, and took the opportunity to reproach certain kinds of education reform.
TV personality Bill Nye took on Creation Museum founder Ken Ham in a PowerPoint-heavy debate about a topic that still weighs heavily in American curricula.
Members of a Washington panel discussion on teacher use of data agreed that educators need better training in data, but first teachers need to trust it.
A new study distinguishes between real positive benefits of some kinds of rumormongering.
Sarah Camiscoli, a literacy intervention teacher for English-language learners at a small public middle school in the South Bronx, moved away from disciplining to listening and gaining greater understanding of her students' needs.