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04/22/2014 - 10:51am
Oregon proposed a plan to start rating its teachers based partly on students' test scores.
04/23/2014 - 3:14pm
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
05/01/2014 - 12:25pm
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
05/02/2014 - 10:58am
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.
05/02/2014 - 12:30pm
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
05/05/2014 - 11:39am
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
05/06/2014 - 2:55pm
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.
05/08/2014 - 7:48pm
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
05/08/2014 - 8:03pm
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
05/09/2014 - 10:52am
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.
05/09/2014 - 11:00am
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
05/12/2014 - 11:26am
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.
05/12/2014 - 12:03pm
Blogger Laurie Rogers looks at the issue of math-related professional development in her recent post in Education News. Rogers maintains that PD has emphasized pedagogical strategies at the expense of actual math skills.
05/12/2014 - 12:37pm
Recent findings show that mentoring programs for first-year teachers increase staff retention and improve student achievement. Iowa's largest public school system, Des Moines, has revamped its mentoring program, and reporter Mary Stegmeir... 05/12/2014 - 12:37pm ago
04/21/2014 - 11:26am
Scholastic Inc. Chief Administration Officer Francie Alexander published a column focused on the question: What do teachers really want?
04/21/2014 - 12:12pm
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