First Person

Public Speaking Needs More Attention From Schools

Many people are afraid of public speaking. Why? Maybe because no one ever taught them how to do it, Erik Palmer writes.
(February 12, 2016)

Empowering Students With Data

Teacher Kimberly Long shares how educators can use students' formative and summative data to make powerful changes in the classroom for a dynamic learning environment. (February 10, 2016)

Teacher Shortages Put Pressure on States

States hungry for teachers weigh a menu of policies aimed at recruiting and retaining educators, among them pay raises, revamped evaluation systems, and bonuses. (February 9, 2016)

Asian, Pacific Islander Teachers Seek Inclusion

(February 10, 2016)

Success Academy Teacher Disciplines Student in Video Leaked to N.Y. Times

(February 12, 2016)


A TeachStrong campaign is drawing attention to the national imperative to invest in teaching and teachers. (02/02 04:38 pm)

Teaching Channel Spotlight

Using Guided Relaxation in the Classroom

Using Guided Relaxation in the Classroom

Anne Mechler, a 5th grade teacher at the Momentous School in Dallas, Texas, guides her students through relaxation strategies to help them focus in the classroom. Watch the video.


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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