Teachers Cite Post-Election Rise in Negativity, Bigotry in Schools in Survey – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

30 Nov

A survey of more than 10,000 teachers by the advocacy group Teaching Tolerance found that most teachers said the divisive election results have negatively impacted the classroom. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

Study: Most Professional Training for Teachers Doesn’t Qualify as ‘High Quality’ – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

26 Nov

Only 20 percent of the professional development offered by districts meets the federal definition of “high quality” under the new Every Student Succeeds Act, according to researchers. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

Should Teachers Be Able to Wear Safety Pins as a Message of Solidarity in Class? – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

25 Nov

One school district banned teachers from wearing safety pins, which are meant to be a show of support for marginalized groups of people, in the classroom. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

After the Election, DACA Teachers Wonder About Their Future in the Classroom – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

13 Nov

For nearly 150 Teach for America teachers who have temporary resident status through DACA, the election’s outcome signals an unknown future. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

Site Offers Advice For English-Learner Teachers Discussing the Election – Learning the Language – Education Week

12 Nov

Schools across the nation have offered counseling and support for anxious students in the aftermath of president-elect Donald Trump’s victory. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

Black Teachers Feel Pigeonholed, Hindered as Professionals, Report Says – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

4 Nov

The report found that black teachers across the country feel a tension between their connection with black students and their desire to teach all populations of students. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

What Motivates Teachers to Earn PD ‘Micro-Credentials’? New Report Offers Insights – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

21 Oct

In three case studies, the group Teaching Matters found that teachers need ongoing coaching and incentives to earn micro-credentials. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

Hundreds of Seattle Teachers Will Wear Black Lives Matter Shirts This Week – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

19 Oct

Hundreds of educators in the Seattle school district will wear shirts in support of the Black Lives Matter movement after a district elementary school received threats about a similar event last month. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso … Read More »