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Leaders of technological advancement in Minneapolis-St. Paul formed "Educelerate Twin Cities," a forum regarding "the next big industrial success for the Twin Cities of Minnesota," reports Education News.
LearnZillion, an organization providing Common Core-aligned, teacher-created lessons, has released a list of the members of its 2014 teacher "Dream Team." The 200 eduators will each receive a $2,000 stipend and an all-expenses-paid trip to... 05/12/2014 - 11:07am ago
Florida U.S. District Judge Mark Walker recently ruled in favor of plaintiffs in a 2013 lawsuit, filed by seven teachers and their unions, which challenged the state's teacher evaluation practices. The system, according to the Washington... 05/09/2014 - 12:01pm ago
For those struggling with the Common Core, LearnZillion offers quality resources created by highly qualified teachers from across the country.
Teachers are going on field trips for the purpose of professional development, aiming to bring new knowledge back to the classroom.
Education Week reported that on April 17, 2014, school leaders in Wake County, NC, held a press conference pertaining to a large amount of teacher resignations this year. The article said the teachers left their posts due to low salaries... 04/21/2014 - 11:37am ago
Ever wanted to go to Hogwarts? As of this month, Harry Potter fans around the globe can enroll for free online classes at Hogwartsishere.com. The site, created by a group that has no affiliation with J.K. Rowling or Warner Bros., offers a... 04/21/2014 - 1:13pm ago
Oregon proposed a plan to start rating its teachers based partly on students' test scores.
With "Bing in the Classroom," administrators can now enable an ad-free, adult content-free version that lets students browse the Internet for educational purposes. The program, officially launched in August, was called "Bing for Schools"... 04/23/2014 - 3:14pm ago
In Sugar Land, Texas, teachers are supporting the germ-killing invention Coughy Cup and the Cups4Kids Fundraiser to reduce missed school days resulting from sickness. The CoughyCup is a device that filters the bacteria outs of kids' coughs... 05/01/2014 - 12:25pm ago
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a deal with the city's largest teachers' union, raising wages by 18 percent over a nine-year period, according to The New York Times.
Staff Development for Educators (SDE) will host the Teach 1st! National Conference for First Grade Teachers in Las Vegas from July 7-10, 2014. In more than 130 sessions, attendees will participate, interact, observe learning in action and... 05/02/2014 - 12:30pm ago
Andrew Dewey, who earned the top merit pay award at his school district in 2011-12, is joining six other teachers who, along with the Houston Federation of Teachers, are filing a lawsuit in federal court. The lawsuit claims that the... 05/05/2014 - 11:39am ago
Ralph Ratto, an elementary school teacher in Long Island, New York, writes an article about how at a point last week, he experienced shame in being a teacher.
Lenovo has announced the launch of a new product, the N20 Chromebook, marketed specifically for consumers, according to DailyTech. The new laptop has a traditional design with a new feature: a keyboard that swings 300 degrees from Laptop... 05/08/2014 - 7:48pm ago
Jim Dwyer of The New York Times wrote a column explaining that even though they want to, teachers and principals in New York State are not allowed to disclose any contents of the standardized English tests that were administrated in the... 05/08/2014 - 8:03pm ago
Parents with children on the autism spectrum are finding new ways to communicate and help their children succeed in an one-hour improv class, says Jen Olenizcak, founder of The Engaging Educator.
Jason Endacott, a former educator and current blogger for the Huffington Post, asks the question: Is Teacher "Appreciation" Enough? Endacott asks what the public means by "appreciation" when discussing teachers, and he suggests that what... 05/09/2014 - 11:00am ago
In a Huffington Post piece, Stacey Cole, a "human translation evangelist" for One Hour Translation, looks at new language-teaching trends. Cole shares best practices for overcoming the struggles that come with learning a language.

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