Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/27/2013 - 3:00pm
As tens of millions of pupils across the country begin their school year, charter networks are developing what amounts to a youth cult in which teaching for two to five years is seen as acceptable and, at times, even desirable.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 2:05pm
There are all kinds of geeky ways teachers can use technology to help their students perform better and learn more. One big problem, however, is that often, instructors either don’t know where to find these tools or just don’t understand how to use them. That’s exactly where Bill Gates wants to lend a helping hand.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 08/20/2013 - 8:42am
ASCD, the global leader in providing programs, products, and services that empower educators to support the success of each learner, is pleased to welcome new teachers to the education profession and offer professional development resources to ensure their success during the coming school year.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 08/06/2013 - 9:05am
Change is hard. Trying new things engages a fear of the unknown that makes most people uncomfortable. Here, Liz B. Davis, director of education technology at Belmont Hill School (Boston, Mass.), discusses ways she has found success managing resistance to change.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 08/01/2013 - 9:08am
Kathy Payne says a commitment to improving education means acknowledging that teachers no longer hold the key to all the answers. The former special education teacher of 12 years and current Director of Education Leadership for State Farm sat down with the Huffington Post at the Aspen Ideas Festival to talk about the evolving role of teachers.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 3:59pm
Every teacher strives for the best academic results for pupils in their care, so they can reach their potential and contribute fully to society. Yet some teachers are concerned that the drive for academic attainment is often at the detriment of a balanced and rounded curriculum, accessible to all, and one which prepares pupils to be socially and emotionally resilient.