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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
This week, Education World has you covered with finding resources, lesson plans, and activities to teach students about Daylight Saving Time.
Happy birthday, William Shakespeare! In honor of The Bard's 450th birthday, YouGov Omnibus conducted a survey asking Americans whether they think Shakespeare is one of the greatest playwrights of all time. Results showed more than half (53... 04/23/2014 - 11:34am ago
Oregon proposed a plan to start rating its teachers based partly on students' test scores.
The New York Daily News reported that principals of 846 schools in New York spent $830G to “buy out” teachers from grading state exams.
On April 21, 2014, publications throughout the United Kingdom reported on a viral trend developing throughout its education system: cyberbullying. To those well-read, cyberbullying within schools is not something new, but what is new is... 04/21/2014 - 12:12pm ago
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
Teachers are going on field trips for the purpose of professional development, aiming to bring new knowledge back to the classroom.
Scholastic Inc. Chief Administration Officer Francie Alexander published a column focused on the question: What do teachers really want?
According to a recent Gallup poll, 60 to 70 percent of teachers are feeling stressed, thereby affecting their teaching styles and students’ performance. According to The Huffington Post, Gallup's report “State of America’s Schools: The... 04/17/2014 - 12:11pm 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
The Public School Forum of North Carolina released a new policy brief urging the state to continue to move forward in implementing the Common Core State Standards.
Sean McComb of Maryland, who was named 2014 National Teacher of the Year on April 30, 2014, tells The Washington Post he is a strong advocate for public education.
New York's main teachers' union has nearly finalized a new deal to settle a five-year labor dispute where it has sought more than $3 billion in back pay from the city, according to The New York Times.
After a recent court case, Google has announced it will no longer scan student Gmail accounts to send them ads. Google changed its terms of service inconspicuously on April 15, 2014, in order to be "more transparent about its email... 05/01/2014 - 10:10am ago
Indiana's State Board of Education approved a new set of K-12 English and math standards, despite objections that the guidelines were "shoddy" and "warmer versions" of Common Core. Indiana was among the first states to adopt the Common... 04/29/2014 - 11:53am ago
For those struggling with the Common Core, LearnZillion offers quality resources created by highly qualified teachers from across the country.
The Obama Administration plans to develop a new system to better prepare aspiring teachers going into the profession.

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