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

What’s Missing From the Discussion of Teacher Shortages? A Researcher Explains – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

23 Nov

A researcher calls for a more nuanced discussion of teacher shortages, rather than a broad-strokes depiction of a national shortage. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More

Teacher-Parent Communication Needs to Improve, Studies Say – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

18 Nov

Teachers and parents need to work on communication with one another, two recent studies suggest, and that may be especially true when immigrant students or students of color are involved. 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

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

Resource Watch: National Novel Writing Month Has a New Website for Educators – Teaching Now – Education Week Teacher

1 Nov

NaNoWriMo’s Young Writers Program has a beta version of a new website for teachers and students, complete with a variety of new educational resources. View full post on Education Week: Bullying #pso #htcs #b4inc Read More