A new report finds that simple factors like classroom lighting and use of color can have a significant impact on student performance.
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Education Week gathered reactions to the Atlanta test-cheating trial, in which 11 educators were found guilty of racketeering.
April 02, 2015
Teachers have a long history of being hesitant to recommend the teaching profession.
April 02, 2015
The Project Everyone initiative is asking teachers to submit lesson plans about the UN's Sustainable Development Goals in an effort to create the "World's Largest Lesson."
March 31, 2015
In Nashville, Bailey Middle Prep tries to keep good teachers like Whitney Bradley in the classroom by turning them into multi-classroom team leaders.
March 27, 2015
A set of reforms in Finland will require schools to implement extended "phenomenon-based" programs that focus on interdisciplinary lessons rather than traditional subject-area classes.
March 23, 2015
After receiving the Global Teaching Award, renowned educator Nancie Atwell made remarks discouraging prospective teachers from entering the profession and criticizing the effects the common core has had on education.
March 20, 2015
"The Road to TEACH" follows the cross-country road trip of three 20-somethings who are considering careers in education despite discouragement from parents and peers.
March 18, 2015
A UK child health expert is causing a stir by recommending that teachers tackle girls' body image issues by having boys discuss what they think is attractive.
March 17, 2015
A Swiss robot helps students improve their handwriting by having them learn by teaching.