Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 3:40pm
The push for high-performing college graduates and non-teachers from other professions to enter the classroom has reached an all-time high in the past few years.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 11:27am
Many school administrators classify teacher technology users into two categories: those who use technology and those who don’t. While this school of thought is logical, after having worked with and trained hundreds of teachers and administrators on integrating technology into instruction, I have found that there are generally three categories of technology teachers. I refer to them as, Digital Rock Stars, Digital Groupies, and Digital Phobes.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 2:53pm
At least five Syracuse schools – and possibly as many as seven – will have to replace their principals and at least half their teachers by September.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 2:19pm
In last year's State of the Union address, the president placed too much importance on individual educators. This year, he should talk about a far deeper problem.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 02/11/2013 - 2:16pm
Washington's new WaKIDS program, which stands for Washington kindergarten inventory of developing skills, is designed to help kindergarten teachers better understand the strengths and weaknesses of children.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 02/05/2013 - 9:30am
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Mon, 01/28/2013 - 3:36pm
March 16-18, 2013
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 01/21/2013 - 1:50pm
After months of negotiations, the Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers union have reached a compromise that will now use a controversial multifactor system to evaluate teacher performance.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 2:41pm
A long-time Ogden school teacher was charged Thursday with multiple felonies in connection with allegedly sexually abusing two children under the age of 14. Prosecutors charged Scott Ray McMurray, 58, with 11 counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and three counts of sodomy upon a child.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 3:44pm
The Baltimore school system is paying bonuses to teachers and administrators at struggling schools that reduce suspensions, drawing criticism from union leaders who say the program could provide a financial incentive to ignore problems and jeopardize school safety.