Overall, differences in teachers’ subject knowledge could explain a third of the differences in student learning between the 14 countries.
Trading the right to strike for binding interest arbitration is a minefield for unions.
Section 28 of the 1988 Local Government Act prevented teachers in schools from promoting the acceptability of homosexuality as a ‘pretended family relationship’.
Traditional report cards sent home every few months are fine for most students. But for kids with behavioral issues, a daily report card can be a better option.
Teachers may feel that the government could have gone further.
Parents need to directly hear from teachers and administrators via open houses or parent advisory councils to lift the fog of confusion and concern surrounding this change.
Children should learn whether – or not – to trust the information provided to them on the internet.
The federal government has just released a consultation paper on how to make the school system ‘better and fairer’. This includes ways to attract and retain teachers.
Guided by policy, practice and relationships with students, families and communities, teachers are charged with helping all students thrive. To suggest otherwise is disturbing.
Teachers in Ontario elementary schools can learn from how teachers in China approach collaboration as subject area specialists, while Chinese teachers can learn about developing the whole child.
Schools are blocking access to ChatGPT on their computers to try to prevent students from cheating. Two experts on academic cheating offer a very different strategy.
Integrated computing enables teachers to incorporate basic programming skills into K-12 students’ regular math, science and language arts classes.
Ancient rituals and games possess characteristics like repetition, structure and the use of symbolic objects that aid students in understanding the world.
Although English to speakers of other languages (Esol) is treated like any other subject, it can offer far more to those learners.
Could a 10-minute meeting between teachers and principals reduce teacher turnover? A researcher explores the possibilities.
Creating a school environment that is welcoming to everyone is important.
Keeping a diary can provide insight into both professional and private lives.
Simply setting aside time for collaboration doesn’t always lead to better outcomes for teachers or students. Effective collaboration requires skilful leadership and a common language.
Once considered a novelty in school, hip-hop has spawned an array of educational programs and initiatives that are reshaping the way educators teach and how students learn.
Research found that inspectorates in Sweden, Czech Republic, Austria and Switzerland did not make inspection reports public.