The president's proposal to overhaul the e-rate program in large part prioritizes training teachers to better use technology in the classroom and providing them with more technology resources.
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June 07, 2013
June 05, 2013
A recent report by the New America Foundation looks at federally funded professional development programs in Oregon and Delaware that aim to train teachers on using data to improve their instruction.
June 03, 2013
In a piece about local implementation of the Common Core State Standards, Nan Austin of the Modesto Bee opens with an education-jargon-freeyet potentially divisiveexplanation of how instruction is changing.
May 23, 2013
A 5th grade teacher at Briarwood Elementary in Oklahoma City, one of two schools ravaged by tornadoes this week, captured the moment of impact on video.
May 22, 2013
A New York City 4th grader's documentary on his school's lunchroom menu is causing quite a stir.
May 22, 2013
There's been a lot of talk lately about how rigid standards and the focus on testing haveand will continue toimpede teachers' creativity in the classroom. However, this morning at The Inspired Teaching School in Washington, teacher creativity was in full effect.
May 21, 2013
Once again, it appears that teachers acted with near-mind-boggling composure and courage in the face dangerand quite likely saved lives in the process.
May 20, 2013
The Seattle school district announced that high schools in the city will no longer be required to administer the Measures of Academic Progress assessmenta computerized adaptive test teachers had refused to give earlier this year.
May 13, 2013
A 33-year-old public school teacher with Tourette Syndrome in New York tells his story, including how he ended up in the absent-teacher reserve pool.
May 10, 2013
Last week, @EdWeekTeacher gained its 50,000th follower, an accomplishment nearly four years in the making since we first opened our account.