Sydney Chaffee, the 2017 National Teacher of the Year, went to the capital of Ethiopia for a week to deliver workshops to teachers and students. She ended up learning important lessons, too.
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October 06, 2017
October 04, 2017
A new paper compares teachers' racial attitudes to those of noneducators and finds that teachers tend to hold less-negative racial stereotypes.
October 02, 2017
A special education teacher and other educators were killed in what is the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
September 28, 2017
In particular, English teachers reported weaker relationships with Asian American students, and math teachers had worse relationships with Latino students.
September 27, 2017
A new report draws on 21 key indicators to rank all 50 states and the District of Columbia from the best to the worst places for teachers to work. See how your state ranks.
September 20, 2017
A decade after teaching middle school, this college dean has seen 11 of her former students pursuing degrees in education at her graduate school.
September 20, 2017
There's a teacher turnover rate of about 16 percent, and it's mostly because of teachers' dissatisfaction with their jobs, according to the Learning Policy Institute.
September 15, 2017
Classrooms were destroyed for many teachers in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Now, those teachers are trying to rebuild to create a safe and welcoming space for students.
September 13, 2017
Education Week asked two second-year teachers to share some tweets with advice for new teachers—and to reflect on their own triumphs and struggles their first year in the classroom.
September 08, 2017
A Maryland school district is asking its new teachers to develop an "outward mindset" when conflicts arise in the classroom. It's part of a training approach developed by the Arbinger Institute to help improve the culture of organizations.