Only about one in five principals and teachers in U.S. public schools are educators of color.
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The more that educators of color feel the need to tiptoe around issue of racism in schools, the less likely they seem to stay in the job, new research shows.
Some children with autism have learned to express themselves emotionally through music.
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Some children with autism struggle to express how they feel, but research shows music can help them develop better emotional skills.
In-person learning can start as long as schools operate safely, says the CDC.
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In-person learning can safely resume as long as schools take steps to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
U.S. Secretary of Education nominee Miguel Cardona testifies during his confirmation hearing.
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Four experts weigh in on ways to replenish the US teacher workforce and curb burnout.
There’s strong pressure to use more technology to capture student attention, but what about inviting students to adopt a contemplative posture?
What if one of the answers to the challenges of distance learning was to go back to basics and set up less "tech" and more human contexts?
American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th presidential inauguration at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20, 2021.
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The rise in the popularity of Amanda Gorman, the nation's first National Youth Poet Laureate, represents a prime opportunity for educators to use spoken word poetry in the classroom.
There are very few qualified female teachers in schools in northern Nigeria.
Colleges of education must have increased resources to improve training. They must also address gender-specific issues such as childcare provision, accommodation and sexual harassment.
Seeing the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel matters but teacher stress related to chronically under-serviced schools goes beyond COVID-19.
Preventing teacher burnout is a community responsibility we can address. If those who have become first responders in schools withdraw we will also see adverse effects on students.
Most states have avoided deep education budget cuts this year, but they project revenue shortfalls for the coming school year.
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Layoffs and pay freezes next year would hurt in-class instruction and student progress when it's most needed.
Every state and territory has its own rules when it comes to the kinds of gifts teachers can receive. But there are general principles to consider that are the same everywhere.
Preschool is an opportunity to develop important social skills like taking turns, working in groups and making friends.
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Kids ages 3 to 6 may be missing out on important social, emotional and behavioral lessons during at-home learning.
Suspensions have continued throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, while children are attending remotely from their homes.
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Schools can consider virtual learning and other ways to reduce the negative impact of suspensions on student achievement.
We need to revive teachers' sense of satisfaction in their jobs.
Teacher activism in the U.S. has helped pushed the Democratic party towards renewed investment in public education. Children listen as former president Barack Obama campaigns for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, Oct. 21, 2020, in Philadelphia.
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The push to expand charter schools in the U.S. contributed to a robust movement of teachers’ unions and allies demanding a well-resourced public school system.
Researchers take a closer look at how activities that engage the whole family can help young distance learners build STEM skills.
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A new hands-on learning program helps families with young children build their engineering skills.
Teachers organize their socially distanced students at Weaver Elementary School in Rossmoor, California.
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When the federal government doesn't intervene during downturns, the states often cut school spending. In turn, teachers may earn less or lose their jobs. And three in four teachers are female.
Demand is high for teachers with expertise in STEM subjects like maths. But students also deserve expert English, history, civics or geography teachers. Maybe your favourite teacher did an arts degree.
Problem-solving is key to math and science instruction.
Teachers in training can be taught to teach their students to tackle problems like mathematicians and scientists. But will they stick with that approach once they get their own class?
Helping boys through their voice change can keep the joy of singing alive.
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Many boys stop singing at adolescence – but with the right support, they can continue to sing through their voice change and emerge as lifetime singers.
Ranking students by academic performance has been condemned as discriminatory and racist, yet New Zealand still leaves it up to individual schools to decide.