Almost half of African American, Hispanic, and Native American students in the United States do not graduate high school on time with their classmates.
Discover the ways technology in the classroom is fundamentally changing education for teachers, students, and parents.
It’s been nearly a half-century since President Gerald Ford signed into law a bill that would forever change education in the United States. The groundbreaking law, now known as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), guarantees that every child with a disability in the country has access to a “free, appropriate, public education.”
Good teachers make a tremendous difference in the lives of students. Learn about the qualities that top teachers and students agree top-notch teachers possess.
The teaching profession is in the midst of a shift, thanks to changing technology, policy, and various societal factors, such as growing inequality. One thing hasn’t changed: It is a profession of highs and lows—of intensely heartening moments and deeply challenging ones. For many teachers, this intensity is a major part of the appeal. For others, it’s reason enough to leave the role.
For years, it’s been widely thought that the ticket to professional success was a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) education. A new approach, however, adds the study of arts to the formula for success and stretches the acronym to STEAM. According to the latest survey results, a STEAM education is proving to be more effective in positioning students for success beyond the classroom.
As a US veteran, you have spent years serving your country and gaining a wealth of knowledge along the way.
Professional development for teachers is a necessary part of the job. At its best, professional development (PD) helps teachers integrate the newest findings about what works for students, connect with and learn from their peers, and sort through challenges and boost morale.
While many teachers report a high level of job meaning, they often feel their paychecks are insufficient. Beginning in late February, teachers throughout the country staged walkouts and strikes in order to secure more pay and increased funding for school resources.