Many teachers are tapped to teach physics without prior training or experience. A new study explores a possible solution.
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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 20, 2019
A panel of experts—including a national teacher's union president and an official from the Department of Education—discussed how to make teaching a more attractive profession.
June 12, 2019
A growing number of students have experienced a brain injury that could affect their ability to learn in school. Yet most teachers aren't prepared to work with these students.
June 10, 2019
Mentoring a student-teacher won't hurt a teacher's district evaluation score—in fact, it might even give it a boost, according to a working study.
March 12, 2019
Education correspondent Emily Hanford of APM Reports spoke with Education Week about her radio documentary on early reading and what teachers should know about reading science.
February 28, 2019
Sabbaticals are commonplace at the university level, but few and far between for K-12 teachers. This district has offered them for decades.
December 20, 2018
From housing perks for teachers to rock & roll professional development, here are some of the Teacher team's favorite stories from 2018.
December 03, 2018
A new study offers further evidence against the "learning styles" theory—the idea that students can process information best when teachers tailor instruction to students' strengths.
November 14, 2018
The philanthropic organization will give $1 million to support Neuroteach Global, a platform designed by the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning that aims to help teachers understand and apply learning science.