The teacher policy and recruitment group TNTP has announced the four winners of its annual Fishman Prize for Superlative Classroom Practice.
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May 29, 2015
May 21, 2015
A survey of the 2015 state teachers of the year takes a look at top teachers' thoughts on issues affecting students, where funding should be directed, and what parts of the job they value most.
May 20, 2015
A new U.K. study finds that cellphone bans in schools can have the same effect on test scores as adding a week of instructional time.
May 18, 2015
When their principal resigned due to illness earlier this year, the teachers at the rural Athens Community School in Maine came up with a novel idea for leading the school in the future: They would simply (or maybe not so simply) do it themselves.
May 15, 2015
A new study says that fidgeting may actually help students with ADHD learn better and stay alert in the classroom.
May 13, 2015
Carol Burris, a nationally recognized principal, announced recently that she will be resigning from her position after this school year, citing test-heavy teacher-evaluation processes as a key reason for her departure.
May 12, 2015
A report from the American Psychological Association lays out 20 psychological principles that teachers should know, as well as practical advice for using each one in the classroom.
May 08, 2015
Phone calls from the Department of Education, posts from students-turned-teachers, and more ways people are showing their appreciation for teachers this week.
May 05, 2015
According to two new surveys, a majority of Americans think K-12 teachers are underappreciated and underpaid, but most teachers are satisfied with their jobs anyway.
May 01, 2015
The Onion has some issues with a budding rocket scientist, retiring teachers pop up in a web comic, and McSweeney's talks about the common core.