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US: I Am A Public School Teacher. Give Me All The...

Come into my classroom any day of the week and you’ll see refugees. That little Iraqi boy slumped over a book written in Arabic while...

Teacher’s Letter To A Student With Autism Is What Education Is...

Eleven-year-old Ben Twist has autism and attends Lansbury Bridge School and Sports College in St. Helens in Merseyside, England. Though his special needs pose...

Dropping the ‘e’: Focusing on the ‘learning’ in e-learning

Last month’s post outlined a set of research-based recommendations on for creating successful online and blended learning (e-learning) programs for teachers.  This month’s post...

US: These Teachers Are Motivating Students With A Dance-Filled Morning Routine

Every morning, Bethany Humphrey starts her fourth-grade class on a positive note with help from an inspiring song. Humphrey, who teaches at the Stephanie Campus...

Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students

The phrase “personalized learning” gets tossed around a lot in education circles. Sometimes it’s used in the context of educational technology tools that offer...

Gender Equality in Education: A How-To Guide for Teachers

How can education better support both girls and boys? A new resource offers guidance.  When more than 150 world leaders crafted and released the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),...

Talented Teacher is Using Reality TV to Teach Kids Finance

Earlier this year, the Council for Economic Education released the latest results of its bi-annual state-by-state survey of how well American schools are teaching economics and...

The Ultimate Educational App Chart for Elementary Teachers and Students

Since the start of 2017 we created a section here in EdTech and mLearning dedicated to apps and tools curated specifically for elementary teachers...

The Superintendent Who Turned Around A School District

We often hear about school districts that struggle with high poverty, low test scores and budget problems. But one district has faced all of...

Encouraging A Competitive Spirit – How To Stretch And Not Strain...

‘Competition is about looking sideways at what others are doing, whereas aspiration, which is much more healthy, is about looking forwards and concentrating your...

Three Alternatives to Google Classroom

Last week I received an email from a reader who was looking for an alternative to Google Classroom. This is not an uncommon request....

Enthusiasm for the Teacher-led Innovation Fund huge, says Ministry of Education

Teacher enthusiasm for the Teacher-led Innovation Fund is huge, the Ministry of Education has announced. The Teacher-led Innovation Fund is a pūtea/fund of $10 million...

Integrating Social and Emotional Competencies Into Academic Content

The term college and career ready is used often, and there are many of us who believe that social and emotional competencies are part...

Back-to-School Efforts Must Include Teachers

Story Source: International Teacher Task Force ~ Go to Original Article  The Teacher Task Force, UNESCO and the International Labour Organization have developed guidelines to support...

Joy is a Basic Skill in Secondary Reading

I have a policy of not talking about studies I’m engaged in before they are done and available, but I have an observation to...

The Global Search for Education: Top Global Teacher Bloggers – How...

The role of teachers is paramount to raising educational standards around the globe. In countries such as Finland, Singapore and South Korea, teachers are...

US: Teachers Say Tech Makes Learning More Fun, Students Say it...

A recent survey conducted by Quizlet, an online learning tool provider, finds that most teachers say technology makes learning more fun, while students say...

Teachers, It’s Time We Appreciate Ourselves

Teacher Appreciation Day used to be agonizing. I’d anticipate the day with all kinds of hopes and dreams. I’d imagine that students, their parents,...

Trouble grading teachers with test scores

Forget about the Common Core State Standards, last year’s hottest educational topic. A potentially more disruptive movement is sweeping the country and needs more...

Five Ways to Create More Teacher Rockstars in Your School

“Rockstar” is a term that is being thrown around among educators lately. A few teachers and administrators who try new instructional practices—many that inevitably...

Desperately Seeking: Culturally Relevant Ideas and Innovation in Education

Our cities are growing in diversity at an exponential rate, but our teacher workforce is not. Within the Providence Public School District, nearly 92...

‘Inspirational’ robots to begin replacing teachers within 10 years

Robots will begin replacing teachers in the classroom within the next ten years as part of a revolution in one-to-one learning, a leading educationalist...

Teach for Australia: the innovative down payment on disadvantaged potential

Given the billions of dollars spent every year on trying to address educational disadvantage, Teach for Australia looks a remarkably cheap down payment on...

6 Steps to Make Math Personal—Tech Makes It Possible, Teachers Make...

Even after teaching for a decade, Pamela Baack found herself battling the calendar as she tried to keep her students on track. She’s the first...

3 Ways Teachers Can Thrive Again After A Crisis

Story Source: Forbes ~ Go to Original Article As the school year comes to an end, many educators are realizing that it’s hard to find...

How Teachers Want Emergency Distance Learning Improved

Story Source: KQED ~ Go to Original Article Teachers from across the country reflect on their experiences teaching during the COVID-19 outbreak. In this post,...

A Preschool Teacher Ponders Risk Of Returning To Work While Being...

Story Source: KQED ~ Go to Original Article Lainy Morse is an essential worker who has been out of work since the middle of March. She...

What Makes an Excellent Online Teacher?

Story Source: Harvard Graduate School of Education ~ Go to Original Article As states begin to roll out plans for instruction next year, most involve...