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
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
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.
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.
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
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