Teachers and Teaching

Nicole Reitz-Larsen uses movement to teach computer science at West High School in Salt Lake City. She used to teach German and business.

Computer Science for All?

As a new subject spreads, debates flare about precisely what is taught, to whom, and for what purpose
Third-grade teacher Cara Denison manages students in person and remotely, simultaneously, at Rogers International School in Stamford, Connecticut.

Move to Trash

Five pandemic-era education practices that deserve to be dumped in the dustbin
United States President Joe Biden signs executive order on Covid-19 during his first minutes in the Oval Office, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Condition Covid Aid on Opening Schools

Or else let funding flow directly to parents
In a Monday, Sept. 17, 2012 photo, Saginaw fire fighters enter a house on the corner of Jackson and Fayette in Saginaw about 11:30 pm.

Teachers Need to Be Taught To Teach Students to Behave

Many educators lack basic training in classroom management.
A Rocketship Public Schools student participates in distance learning during the Covid-19 pandemic.

“This Is Going to Be the Hardest Fall We’ve Had Maybe in the Modern History of Education.”

Silicon Schools CEO on how schools can make a high-quality jump to distance learning

The Stubborn Myth of “Learning Styles”

State teacher-license prep materials peddle a debunked theory

The Education Exchange: How to Increase Stagnant Teacher Salaries

The Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow in Education, Eric Hanushek, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss a new paper that offers evidence on how states and localities can optimize teacher compensation.
Elisa Villanueva Beard

‘You Can’t Un-Look at It’

Teach For America CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard explains the program’s effect on teachers, including herself

Q&A: Eleanor Goetzinger

A veteran teacher reflects on the Oklahoma strike

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