The "We Need Diverse Books" campaign is encouraging greater representation for minority populations in children's literature and offering resources to help teachers find diverse books.
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December 05, 2014
December 01, 2014
New resources from UNC Chapel Hill and Ancestry.com can give teachers tools to explore family history with their students.
November 21, 2014
In her new book "The Teaching Brain," Vanessa Rodriguez discusses approaching teaching as an interaction, the five awarenesses of good teachers, and the downside to "quick fixes" based on brain science.
November 19, 2014
Join us tonight (Wed.) at 8 p.m. ET for a Twitter chat (#ewedchat) on how schools can better support good teaching.
November 14, 2014
A recent study identifies the problems facing LGBT students and presents steps that teachers can take to make the school environment more welcoming.
November 12, 2014
Following the release of new movie "Interstellar," Paramount Pictures has teamed up with Google Play for Education to create a set of free math, science, and arts and literature lesson plans based on the film.
October 29, 2014
Halloween can be a fun holiday, but some costumes can be offensive. Fortunately, there are some ways teachers can encourage students to make smart costume choices.
October 26, 2014
After spending two days shadowing high schoolers, one teacher realized how little she knew about what it actually meant to be a student.
October 20, 2014
After a contract cancellation, teachers in Philadelphia will now have to pay for health insurance. What are the future implications of this move on both teachers and students?
October 17, 2014
After decades as a math teacher, a Brooklyn math bee coach celebrates her 100th birthday.