Current and former teachers are using their classroom experience to create nonprofits and startups that aim to make changes to education.
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March 26, 2018
January 05, 2018
The winners of the 2017-18 Milken Educator Award share the best teaching advice they've ever received.
December 08, 2017
Researchers at the University of Missouri will be observing teachers to find out which tactics of flipped instruction work best to improve student outcomes.
November 15, 2017
A new report highlights the outcomes of the American Federation of Teachers' Innovation Fund grants, which support school improvement efforts that are developed collaboratively by teachers and administrators.
November 08, 2017
One organization is working to eliminate the financial burden of having pets in the classroom.
October 03, 2017
A high school science teacher in Poyen, Ark., uses "Phone-a-Friend" cards to match professionals to her students during lab days.
July 19, 2017
A teacher in the South Bronx borough of New York City built his classroom curriculum around the garden. A decade later, the seeds he planted have grown into a movement.
June 30, 2017
A program used by 11,000 schools across the country simulates conversations about mental health between students and educators.
June 22, 2017
The school mimicked the popular adventure game, Escape the Room, as part of its hiring process to gauge candidates' collaboration skills and creativity.
May 11, 2017
Fidgets spinners are supposed to help students sit still and focus. But many teachers say it's having the exact opposite effect.