So be an original. Be yourself, and become a better teacher Knowing there was no simple answer to this, I sought enlightenment
Of course, joy is not enough. Kids must be learning joyfully, not just joyful. Yet in our national education system, so focused
A team from the University of Virginia have developed a VR based classroom to allow teachers to receive instant feedback on their delivery and classroom management.
Despite great promise, Seattle Teacher Residency, known for its top-notch graduates, struggles to stay afloat.
Like so many policies meant to revolutionize American education, there are often unforeseen hurdles. While the READ Act will support new research, we need to begin reevaluating and prioritizing this knowledge in our teacher education programs.
Student success is highly dependent upon teacher effectiveness. Teachers must nurture student curiosity, elevate expectations for all students, and in many cases, give students hope where there wasn't hope before. But, before that can happen, teachers must believe in themselves.
No matter what your score, I wanted to make the point that for the most part, students are not given the opportunity to discuss important issues, concepts, and personalities related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) issues in the required curriculum in the K-12 classrooms of the United States.
The toxic combination of high student debt with low-paying work could explain why so many people choose professions outside of teaching. But there's more to it than that.
The current congressional debate for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the law which determines federal policy for public schools, is certain to create new opportunities for businesses and may even create new roadblocks.
Whether it's literature or some other key that opens the door, it's important that school communities explicitly reflect on our readiness to offer these children, and all children, the opportunities for moral development and moral leadership that our nation needs.