Articles: Teaching & Learning

Teachers drive their own PD in Edcamp movement

International network of free, one-day “unconferences” allow educators to set agenda

Nation’s first Arabic dual-language school to open in Houston

After Spanish, Arabic is the second-most common non-English language spoken at home for families in the district

Outlook on instruction: Class around the clock

A 24/7 learning model—that’s personalized and partly controlled by students—will become more entrenched

More states make computer science count

25 states now count computer science courses toward high school graduation requirements

International teachers fill district shortages

More districts are searching internationally to find candidates for difficult-to-fill math and science positions

Leadership lifts teachers

Job satisfaction jumps as more classroom educators coach—and lead—their colleagues