Opinion

When teachers find the right balance between honing their own expertise and working with others, they have the power to excite students about learning, writes educator Nicole Smith.
August 16, 2017 – Teacher
The first day back can be anxiety-inducing for teachers, Justin Minkel writes. Transform the nerves into excitement by making sure the classroom is ready for students.
August 16, 2017 – Teacher
Physical activity is an important aspect of children’s development, writes Marwa Abdelbary. Teachers should incorporate movement in the classroom to strengthen their students’ cognitive skills and physical health.
August 8, 2017 – Teacher
As the United States becomes more politically divided and some students face bigotry and hostility, teachers must create inclusive environments in their classrooms, argues educator Precious Crabtree.
August 7, 2017 – Teacher
Teachers shouldn’t be responsible for stocking their classrooms with supplies, argues Ann Ness. Instead, states and districts need to allocate funding for school resources.
August 2, 2017 – Teacher
The first day of school can be scary. Nancy Barile shares five ways teachers can help alleviate their new students’ fears.
August 2, 2017 – Teacher
Veteran teachers should be valued for their expertise, not stereotyped and pushed out of the classroom, argues Justin Minkel.
July 26, 2017 – Teacher
Public education gives students the diverse experiences and opportunities that may not be offered through school choice, writes Jessica Keigan.
July 25, 2017 – Teacher
Using stories in the classroom not only provides entertainment and connection, but has the power to help students absorb information in a lasting way, writes Trevor Muir.
July 19, 2017 – Teacher
Challenging students with finding solutions to real-world problems will get them excited about science, technology, engineering, and math classes, writes Anne Jolly.
July 17, 2017 – Teacher (Web)
The United States has a troubled history of dealing with bilingualism. But Daniella Suárez writes that bilingual programs have benefits for all students.
July 12, 2017 – Teacher
There is no simple blueprint for building cultural capacity in the classroom, but it is a must if we want students to adapt to a constantly changing world, writes Kyle Redford.
July 11, 2017 – Teacher (Web)
Why do some students force themselves to perform in the school talent show, despite their fears? Justin Minkel reflects on their courage.
July 5, 2017 – Teacher
Annette Christiansen shares three steps for educators to get involved in the policy process and help the new federal K-12 education law succeed.
July 5, 2017 – Teacher
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