White teachers are more likely to doubt educational prospects of black students, according to a new study.
March 2016 Archives
Georgia educators say their input on a draft of the state's social studies standards is being ignored to boost political agendas.
Teachers generally invest a lot of money in their classrooms. But for new teachers, a lack of guidance may lead to a lot of misspent money.
Teachers at Jorge Prieto Math and Science Academy have decided to follow through with a previously planned field trip today, on the first of Chicago Public Schools' furlough days.
The social network has existed for over a decade, and many educators find it useful. But resistance remains.
A new poll finds that while 90 percent of parents would encourage their children to pursue a career in a STEM field, 87 percent said they would be "concerned" if that career happened to be as a K-12 teacher.
Focusing the responsibility for learning on students can be more effective than traditional lectures in improving student achievement in STEM courses, especially for underrepresented minority students, according to a new study.
As they grapple with new instructional expectations, a growing number of teachers are working to improve their practice through the "lesson study" approach to professional development.
Hanan Al Hroub, a secondary school teacher, grew up in a Palestinian refugee camp, and said she entered teaching as a way to help youth who experience trauma.
"It truly just came to me after I did a lot of thinking and praying."
A new report suggests educators continue to lack agency in choosing their own professional learning, but some say that teacher autonomy over PD isn't a perfect solution either.
The non-profit education organization DonorsChoose.org announced that celebrities, athletes, and more have pledged to flash fund over $14 million for over 11,000 public school classroom projects in communities across the country.
The program, known as "Best & Brightest," pays teachers based on their effectiveness ratings and their SAT and ACT scores.
"If you want to recruit and retain teachers of color, you have to make schools a place where students of color feel comfortable and feel like they're successful."
The California Department of Education has awarded a $500,000 grant for a project designed to get elementary school teachers better prepared to teach common-core math.
Thousands of students are petitioning for the reinstatement of a teacher who resigned after being placed on administrative leave over a controversial poem.