August 2017 Archives

More than one-third of teachers use memes, emojis, and GIFs to help teach a lesson, despite most teachers' concern about social media's effects on grammar, a survey finds.


After devastating flooding brought on by Hurricane Harvey, one teacher started a Facebook group to connect and comfort student readers.


Bands that let students stretch their feet back and forth while sitting can reduce off-task behaviors, an independent study has found.


Teachers tend to be white, female, and have nearly a decade and a half of classroom experience, federal statistics show. See what else the data reveals about the teaching profession.


What is math for? How can teachers make it relevant for students? Education Week asked teachers to share their responses to these common questions.


Education Week will collect reports of hate crimes or bias incidents in K-12 schools to get a more accurate picture of how common these episodes are.

What does a teacher's lunch break look like? Educators from across the country tweeted out their go-to meals and lunchtime duties.


Educational technology companies, like ClassDojo, have tapped teachers to give input on product designs.


How can teachers talk to their students about the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.? These resources might help start the conversation.


This three-day retreat provides new teachers with professional development, self-care strategies, and a network of support.


A nationwide survey found that nearly 20 percent of teachers say they have no input in their school's professional learning decisions.


Five state teachers of the year traveled to Finland to learn about the country's new national curriculum and the Finns' ways of teaching and learning.


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