In a PBS segment, Harvard education-innovation expert Tony Wagner said he likes the idea of teacher-led schools but suggested that teachers generally haven't acquired the education-management knowledge or vision to create truly transformative schools.
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TNTP, nonprofit teacher-recruitment and policy organization, has announced the four winners of its 3rd annual Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice.
March 25, 2014
If you're a teacher who's struggling or someone who supports teachers who are struggling, please join us Wednesday evening for a live web chat with Meenoo Rami, author of the recently published book "Thrive: 5 Ways to (Re)Invigorate Your Teaching."
March 05, 2014
Education Week Top School Jobs is holding a virtual career fair, with presentations on professional development and teacher-candidate selection.
October 16, 2013
This morning PEOPLE magazine announced the six winners of its second annual "Teacher of the Year" contest.
July 15, 2013
Megan Allen, the 2010 Florida Teacher of the Year, is excited about her new career path but, like many teachers who leave the classroom, she feels guilty, too
July 02, 2013
Districts have recently employed crowdsourcing to solve major problems. Could it help teachers authentically add their voices to policy discussions, too?
June 24, 2013
Thursday's "Evaluation Reform: Finding Solutions through Teachers" at the American Institutes for Research was just the type of 30,000-foot-level Washington event that disenfranchised teachers seem to fear is changing the course of their profession.
February 20, 2013
veteran high school teacher David B. Cohen writes that he is optimistic about the long-term prospects for teacher leadership.
August 23, 2012
Echoing TLN blogger Ariel Sacks, Memphis teacher Brittany Clark wonders why well-respected teachers are so often encouraged by their own districts to leave the classroom: I've seen this pattern. I'm frequently encouraged to move into school administration, instructional leadership and district-lev...