Education news, analysis, and opinion about how teachers run their classrooms and manage student conduct during class.
Teaching Opinion The Classroom-Management Field Can’t Stop Chasing the Wrong Goal
And, no, new social-emotional-learning initiatives aren’t the answer, writes Alfie Kohn.
Teaching Opinion 11 Strategies for Facing This Year's Classroom Challenges
Four educators share suggestions on facing pandemic-related challenges this coming school year, including implementing consistent routines.
Classroom Technology Q&A Teachers: Here Are Tips for Using Your New 'Geeky' Skills to Improve Classroom Management
How educators can use the lessons of the pandemic to reshape classroom management for next school year and beyond.
Teaching Opinion Strategies for Teaching Students Online and Face to Face at the Same Time
Four educators share how they are teaching students simultaneously online and in the physical classroom.
Student Well-Being Q&A A Highly Effective Vaccine Is Likely on the Way. What Does That Mean for Schools and Kids?
Two infectious disease experts weigh in on how a COVID-19 vaccine that’s 90 percent effective, as early results are showing, could change school health and safety protocols.
School & District Management How Hybrid Learning Is (and Is Not) Working During COVID-19: 6 Case Studies
The mix of hybrid learning approaches is dizzying, but schools are learning valuable lessons about what is worth replicating.
School & District Management Schools Are Doing COVID-19 Temperature Checks: Do They Really Help?
More than half of U.S. schools are conducting or plan to do temperature checks to screen for COVID-19, an Education Week survey shows.
Social Studies Opinion We Don't Know Who Won the Election, But I Know What I'll Say to My Class Today
My post-election lesson plan includes addressing both students’ social-emotional needs and the Compromise of 1877, writes teacher Chris Dier.
Teaching Most Educators Require Kids to Turn Cameras On in Virtual Class, Despite Equity Concerns
Sixty percent of teachers, principals, and district leaders say students face consequences if they turn off cameras during class.
Teaching Are Aspiring Teachers Learning Classroom Management? It Varies
The strategy of reinforcing good behavior with praise is the least likely to be taught in teacher-prep programs, an analysis finds.
Teaching Can Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Adapt to Remote Learning?
Research suggests that it can, as long as principals and teachers plan ahead.
States Why Rapid Coronavirus Tests in Schools May Not Be the 'Game Changer' Some Officials Hope For
The new test kits, public health experts stress, can help drive down transmission in school buildings. But mask wearing and physical distancing must continue.