A scholar of grading explains how teachers can do a better job of reporting what grades represent, and what they are for.
Teachers in a study identify ‘grading obsession’ as a top challenge in education. Some are fighting back and dedicating class time to student self-assessment and peer assessment activities.
States are struggling to cover pension costs for public school teachers. A education policy expert weighs in on potential solutions.
‘Eco-champion’ teachers face barriers in implementing climate change education. Communities and school boards can find inspiration to support them from boards with bolder climate commitments.
Exceptional teachers can leave a lasting impression on more than just their learners.
The Australian Law Reform Commission’s proposals to change federal discrimination law are sensible, clear and necessary.
Schools can be ‘white spaces’ where ethnic minority staff are made to feel inferior.
For Indigenous literature courses to be successful, Indigenous cultural safety must be centred, and commitment to teacher professional development is a must.
Working with moveable pictures can help children learn an algebra rule: Whatever you do to one side of the equation, you need to do to the other. Here’s how teachers or caregivers can lead this.
Mathematics is not a “neutral” subject — cultural biases exist. A shift to more equitable teaching looks like teachers drawing on students’ knowledge, and students generating lots of solutions.
Every year, parents have an opinion on the books on their kids’ reading lists – whether they think the books are stale, unchallenging or confronting. How are books and reading taught?
A national survey of 5,000 teachers found many plan to leave their jobs. But it not all bad news. Teachers also report a strong sense of belonging.
Without an educator to critically engage students about learning in a game, the learning can be misinformed or lost.
A new analysis finds that teacher sanctions are relatively rare. But when they do occur, it’s usually related to sex and drugs.
Children and their parents reported facing discriminatory attitudes from teachers.
Watching gun violence on screen can desensitize children to the harm caused by firearms.
Extremely young school shooters are not believed to be capable of forming criminal intent.
A schooling reform project is taking lessons from innovative high schools and educators in New Zealand, Southern California and Canada to make schooling more relevant for students today.
Gifting teachers through crowdfunding sites may make an immediate difference but can’t compensate for underfunding and inequitable funding of public schools.
Though difficult to pinpoint, white educators often put forth stereotypes when they discuss Black students among themselves, new research has found.