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In Denver’s gentrifying neighborhoods, some middle-class parents are avoiding the school down the block

Eagleton Elementary is a block and a half away from where Brian Hilbert lives with his wife and two young children in west Denver. It’s a largely …

George Washington

Be less 'uptight' about times tables, urges Singaporean maths mastery expert

England is too “uptight” in its push for pupils to learn times tables, according to an influential Singaporean maths expert.<p>Dr Yeap Ban Har spent 10 …

Pedagogy

Burned out: why are so many teachers quitting or off sick with stress?

Overwork and lack of support are driving teachers across England out of the profession much faster than they can be replaced. But schools facing cuts and rising costs can see no way of improving matters for their staff<p>It was a toxic routine: plan lessons until 1am, wake up at 5am in a sweat, vomit, …

Teaching

Google Certified Educator Level 2 Challenge Tasks

Pinterest<p>Get a FREE set of Challenge Tasks to help prepare for the Google Certified Educator Level 2 Exam!<p>Preparing for the Google Certified Educator …

Education Technology

Summer vacation will start a bit earlier for OPS students next year

Summer vacation will start a little sooner next year for Omaha Public Schools students.<p>The OPS board unanimously approved several changes to the …

Education

Here's the Meaning Behind the Google Doodle Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week

On Monday, instead of some excuse for being late, Google gave teachers a Google Doodle.<p>The May 7 doodle celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week, …

Google Doodle

I'm a teacher — here are 7 things people get wrong about my job

Tess Plona<p><b>Summer break is NOT a three-month vacation.</b>• <b><br>Our hours extend well beyond the school day.</b>• <b><br>We are under a lot of pressure. All the time.</b>• <b><br>We're</b> …

Pedagogy

Rich parents are using doctor’s notes to help kids cheat the SATs

Last month on a springy Saturday afternoon in a tony Long Island town, Kim Gronich picked up her teen daughter from the ACTs. The high school junior …

High School

Unionized Or Not, Teachers Struggle To Make Ends Meet, NPR/Ipsos Poll Finds

More than 9 in 10 teachers say they joined the profession for idealistic reasons — "I wanted to do good" — but most are struggling to some extent economically.<p>Those findings come from a nationally representative survey by NPR and Ipsos of more than 500 teachers across the country. The poll was …

Education

The 17 Best Children's Books to Promote Kindness, Integrity, and More

Books have the power to ignite a passion for learning, provide us with a sweet escape, and connect us with who we are and who we want to be while …

Books

HSFB Coach Says He's Being Forced out over Number of Black Players on Team

A high school football coach in the state of New Jersey alleges Camden Catholic High School officials are forcing him to leave his job as a history teacher and coach for the football and golf teams because of the high number of black players on his team.<p>"I think this is from me not conforming with …

High School Football

My students were ready. Tennessee’s tests weren’t.

“The most important thing that we focus on all year long is becoming better readers and writers,” I told my kids all year. “This test can show us how …

Teaching

22 phrases Americans say that leave foreigners completely stumped

1/<p>When a task is easy or straightforward, Americans will say it's a "piece of cake."<p>NBC Universal<p>The phrase likely derives from a line in "The …

Language

Parents take stand against new 7:30 a.m. elementary start times in Des Moines next fall

CLOSE<p>Des Moines Public Schools serves more than 32,000 students. Here are 7 facts about Iowa's largest school district.<p>Des Moines parents upset about …

Education

'The abuse teachers are expected to put up with is simply obscene'

"Fuck off!”<p>The angry hostility of those two words is as jarring in print as it must be when flung at a teacher by a pupil. Teaching is a caring, …

Sociology

Three of the best ways to read books to kids, backed by science

From timeless classics like <i>Goodnight Moon</i> to contemporary favorites like <i>Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus</i>, one of the best things that parents can do for their kids is cuddle up together with a book. It’s not just the one-on-one time that matters—story time helps develop children’s reading skills …

Kids

10 ways Google tools can make the end of the year ROCK

When the end of the school year is in sight, it’s a time of excitement coupled with the importance of finishing the year STRONG. The end of the …

Three apps teachers should use in 2017

<b>1. The Google Expeditions app</b><p>Thanks to free 360-degree view apps and cheap headsets, I reckon VR in the classroom will become more common over the …

Primary pupils who learn through play struggle with 'traditional' teaching later on

Teaching methods that focus on learning through play can result in pupils struggling with more traditional approaches later on, a major report has …

How to install the Moodle learning management system

Learning management systems (LMS) are the software powering online education, enabling teachers and trainers to share coursework, administer …

Linux

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

Students are being prepared for jobs that no longer exist. Here's how that could change.

<i>Editor’s note: This article is the first in a series entitled Map to the Middle Class, which is being jointly published by NBCNews.com and The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. The series will examine how schools can</i> …

Education

Why American Students Haven't Gotten Better at Reading in 20 Years - The Atlantic

Every two years, education-policy wonks gear up for what has become a time-honored ritual: the release of the Nation’s Report Card. Officially known as the National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP, the data reflect the results of reading and math tests administered to a sample of …

Education

Teachers Are Not Sold On Digital Devices

Gallup, the venerable news and public opinion company, recently released a survey of just fewer than 500 K-12 teachers in the U.S. in which they asked about students’ use of digital devices such as smartphones, tablets and computers. The headline of the Gallup survey results was, “U.S. Teachers See …

Education Technology

The Case Against Lectures - Facts So Romantic

<i>Depending on the speaker, lectures can be a joy, but, the efficacy of the lecture, as a teaching method, is in doubt.</i>Photograph by ESB Professional / …

Teaching

PTA culture and the working mother

My 6-year-old daughter recently told me how her best friend’s mother is always at school. This mom volunteers for library, for swimming, for the health walk and even made a papier-mâché spaceship for one of their class projects. Meanwhile I, who must cram in my work before my kids get home at 1:30 …

Parenting

Study Reveals Teachers Don't Have Enough Time for Peer Collaboration

School leaders and teachers alike know the importance of quality peer collaboration, but struggle to find the time and resources to do so …

Teaching

Evidence Shows Students Still Learn More Effectively From Print Textbooks Than Screens

Print's not dead.<p>Today's students see themselves as digital natives, the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, …

This Teacher Had Enough Of The BS Parents And Kids Give Her, So Before Quitting She Posted This Epic Rant Online

One could argue that the U.S. education system has been in crisis for some time now, consistently scoring lower down on world education rankings than …

10 Things I Believed About Teachers Before I Became One

Everyone has assumptions about what a job will be like before they begin. For teachers, it’s easy to imagine Pinterest-worthy classrooms, students …