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Good teacher development is about technique. It's about repeatedly practicing the same very specific skills, getting a little better with each repetition, and then putting your own spin on the material only when you've become a master.
We need an education system that ensures that all students are known, valued and respected by adults and peers.
According to a new Gallup poll, President Obama is rapidly losing support when it comes to the public and his education issues.
Recent studies show that students who participate in physical activity may have more "supercharged" minds than those who don't.
John Tulenko of Learning Matters Television talked to teachers from Mission Hill School in Boston, a teacher-led school, to see if teacher independence led to happier, more successful students.
"Be confident and share your ideas with colleagues. Just because you're new doesn't mean you don't have anything to bring to the table--quite the opposite, actually; a fresh mind can invigorate a curriculum. Your colleagues ought to be... 08/21/2014 - 9:38am ago
EdSurge.com offers teachers a look at some of the top technology tools for educators to use this fall.
A new report finds that the number of non-teaching staff in American public schools has increased in the last 40 years by 130%.
OpenStax, a non-profit dedicated to providing free digital textbooks to college students, its moving its sights to K-12 education. The organization will soon provide high school students with the same free product.
According to a study conducted by Georgetown University, the best age to start teaching children about sex education is 10-years-old.
Google Classroom has officially opened up its doors for all educators with a Google Apps for Education Account. Classroom allows teachers to easily organize and facilitate their classroom.
Urban Education expert Christopher Emdin gives teachers five ways to teach their students about Michael Brown and Ferguson in their classroom this school year.
Speakaboos, an award-winning mobile education platform, has launched an app for iPhone and iPod touch, bringing children's stories through interactive storybooks.
"I was told I’m 'highly effective' and given a $230 bonus. In case you’re wondering, that’s about half what the average teacher spends of his or her own money on school supplies per year," said Blazer. "Even though I don’t understand my 37... 08/25/2014 - 10:47am ago
"Teachers should not be expected to be police officers. That may not be fair, but that is how the world works."
Noel Candelaria, president of the Texas State Teachers Association, shares her view on teaching and encourages that all teachers find their "aha moment" this school year.
"The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession," written by journalist Dana Goldstein, goes beyond common arguments in the education spectrum.
In honor of back to school, Buzzfeed offers a list of 33 humorous things only teachers will understand.
Educators spend a lot of hours in and out of the classroom. Teacher Genia Cornell gives teachers 15 ways to work smarter, not harder, in their classrooms this school year.
When it comes to the first day of school and how it went, it depends on who you ask. For veteran teachers, it can feel different than for first-year teachers.