Over the last few years, the teacher-evaluation debate has revolved mainly around whetheror to what extentvalue-added scores should be involved. Since most researchers and educators agree an evaluation system needs multiple measures, there's also been some discourse around observations...
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February 02, 2012
February 01, 2012
Google in Education recently launched its redesigned website in an effort to make navigation easier for teachers, schools, and students.
January 26, 2012
Teachers in the Chester Upland School District, who had agreed to work for free when the district announced it was facing bankruptcy, will continue to receive paychecks.
January 25, 2012
Both Alyson Klein and Stephen Sawchuk have great roundups of President Obama's comments on education during his State of the Union address last night.
January 18, 2012
As you probably know by now--thanks to either the widespread media coverage or a failed Internet search this morning--Wikipedia and several other websites instituted a 24-hour blackout today in protest of two anti-piracy bills under consideration in Congress.
January 09, 2012
Teachers in Pennsylvania's Chester Upland School District have agreed to continue working even though the district can no longer afford to pay them.
January 05, 2012
More than half of Americans believe that U.S. teachers are underpaid, according to a national telephone survey by Poll Position.
December 30, 2011
Over the past year, Education Week Teacher published a mix of stories on teacher issues, including first-person opinion pieces written by teachers, articles offering practical classroom tips, and write-ups of the latest studies and research on the teaching profession.
December 30, 2011
From reflecting on their classroom experiences to commenting on the latest education news and teaching trends, our bloggers here at Education Week Teacher shared with us their thoughts and insights on the teaching profession over the past 12 months.
December 28, 2011
As 2011 comes to an end, we look back at our top five most popular Teaching Now posts of the year.