Author V.S. Naipaul, who died on Aug. 11, both scorned and mirrored his Caribbean origins. At the University of the West Indies, students must reconcile this conflicted titan's literary legacy.
Without addressing teacher concerns about integrating IT in the classroom, we risk creating a generation of students ill-prepared for a digital future.
When students feel accepted and respected by their teachers and peers, they will actively engage in academic and non-academic activities.
An alternative to costly teacher professional development courses is already improving teaching in our classrooms.
Recruiting specialist teachers takes more than just encouraging them to study science and maths at university. Governments and wider society needs to come on board too.
In this professor's class, there are no calculators. Instead, students learn advanced math by talking, drawing pictures, playing with beach balls – and knitting.
Do they really matter?
Public school teachers are working longer hours, which they believe will have a negative impact on their ability to teach students.
The Janus decision by the Supreme Court is a serious legal and financial blow to unions and their hundreds of thousands of members. But it will not kill public-employee unions or teachers' unions.
Teachers who are just starting out often lack the subject knowledge needed for effective teaching.
Foundational to the work of Holocaust educators and many teachers have been the survivors. Given there are fewer survivors who are alive today, how do educators inform future generations?
Encouraging other languages in the classroom won't lead to 'anarchy'.
The government should make the most of educational psychologists, who already provide vital front line services.
When teachers are more adaptable, they're better able to respond to the changing nature of teaching, and navigate a complex workplace.
Yes, money is one big reason. But teachers also just want to be heard like everyone else and are using methods that have been shown to be effective.
Learners benefit from being exposed to multiple and unfamiliar teacher identities.
There's been a drop in the number of people enrolling in teacher preparation courses. This is due to problems such as pay, professional autonomy, and a national obsession with standardised testing.
Twitter provides a low-cost, easy to access platform for teachers to connect with other teachers, gain support and find resources that fit their specific professional development needs.
Storytelling has endangered status in UK schools, partly due to a huge emphasis on 'active learning'.
Teachers make a significant difference to their students’ lives – sometimes against all odds – and they deserve to be celebrated.