Teaching for Triumph

What We Shared With Obama

Justin Minkel joined three other teachers this week for lunch with the president, and for a discussion of what's right—and wrong—with education policy.
(July 10, 2014)

How I Blended My Math Class

Math teacher Silvestre Arcos says that bringing technology into his classroom has boosted engagement and given him more flexibility to address students' learning needs.

Special Report: Teachers, Technology, and Tailored Instruction

(July 9, 2014)

'Google Thursdays' and the Power of Self-Directed Learning

High school reading teacher Deidra Gammill describes what happened when she decided to put aside one class period a week and let students explore topics of their own interest. (July 9, 2014)

A Teacher's Case Against Summer Vacation

(July 8, 2014)

Shutting Teachers Up

(July 8, 2014)

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Making the Declaration of Independence Come Alive

Making the Declaration of Independence Come Alive

Co-teachers at a private high school in Los Angeles help students "construct their own knowledge about" about the American Revolution through annotation, close reading, and discussion. (9:02)

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Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching

Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators and thought leaders for advice. (October 3, 2013)

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