Projectors Face New Classroom Competition

Educators are now considering televisions in place of classroom projectors, but concerns about adaptability remain. (June 22, 2017)

GOP Health Care Proposals: What Educators Should Know

As the Senate introduces its health care bill, see how efforts to replace "Obamacare" could impact the nation's schools when it comes to special education funding, teacher benefits, and more. (June 22, 2017)

Schools Become Whiter, Wealthier After Seceding From Districts

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Black Caucus Dumps Trump Meeting, Says DeVos Won't Protect Civil Rights

(June 22, 2017)

The Future of Classroom Tech: 5 Experts Weigh In

(June 21, 2017)

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  • Teacher Perry Hollins listens to one of his students talk about how he works through emotional situations in his life. Hollins, a 4th-grade teacher at Oakton Elementary School in Evanston, Ill., teaches his students social-emotional competence by helping them learn to redirect feelings of injustice toward positive actions. Also pictured are students Jace Meeks, left, and Iman Bell  —Alyssa Schukar for Education Week
  • Students Oluwanifemi Ikhana, center, and Breana Campbell listen to a 4th-grade classmate classmate talk about how he works through emotional situations in his life during class at Oakton Elementary School in Evanston, Ill.  —Alyssa Schukar for Education Week
  • Fourth graders at Oakton Elementary School in Evanston, Ill., write words describing their feelings during a class taught by teacher Perry Hollins.  —Alyssa Schukar for Education Week
  • Teacher Perry Hollins leads a discussion about the book, “The Mighty Miss Malone,” by Christopher Paul Curtis. Perry asked students to discuss the characters' emotional responses and motivations.  —Alyssa Schukar for Education Week

Harnessing Student Emotions for a Cause

Some teachers are incorporating social-emotional learning into their everyday lessons to prepare students for civic engagement and promote social justice. (June 21, 2017)

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Opinion

Teaching Computer Science Is Great, But It's Not Enough

Students need to learn to question and transform technology’s role in society, write Florence R. Sullivan and Jill Denner. (June 21, 2017)

Why Are Schools Still Peddling the Self-Esteem Hoax?

The "faux psychology" behind the self-esteem movement has been rebranded as social-emotional learning, argues Chester E. Finn Jr. (June 19, 2017)

STEM Grads Won't End Teacher Shortage

Although schools are attracting more qualified STEM teachers, retention is a problem, says Walt Gardner. (June 21, 2017)

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Digital Directions

Teachers' Union Faces Backlash Over Publication on Personalized Learning

A story published in the magazine of the National Education Association sparked sharp criticism from some teachers and activists concerned about software-driven personalized learning. (June 13, 2017)

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Can Yoga Help Prevent Teacher Burnout?

Researchers and schools are exploring whether regular yoga practice can reduce teacher stress and equip educators with strategies to stay calm during chaotic moments in the classroom. (June 7, 2017)

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