Education news, analysis, and opinion about how teachers run their classrooms and manage student conduct during class
Teaching Getting an Early Start on Group Work: Tips From Teachers
Group tasks are the way to teach young children to cooperate and collaborate, say advocates of the practice.
School Climate & Safety Do Cellphone Bans Work? Educators Share Their Experiences
Educators describe how policies banning cellphones at school are affecting students and learning.
School Climate & Safety From Our Research Center Where Should Students Be Allowed to Use Cellphones? Here’s What Educators Say
There’s a yawning gap between what's permitted and what educators feel should be allowed.
Teacher Preparation Opinion Teacher Prep Often Treats Classroom Management as an Afterthought. That’s a Huge Problem
Classroom management is essential for new teachers to succeed. Why doesn’t teacher education prioritize it?
Special Education New AI-Powered Sensors Could Tell Teachers What’s Really Going on With Students
Researchers are testing wearable sensors that track movement and body language of kids with autism and other conditions.
Teaching Name Your Glue Sticks, and Other Classroom Management Hacks From Teachers
Teachers on social media shared their tips and tricks for keeping their classrooms running smoothly.
Federal FEMA's Emergency Alert Test May Disrupt Classes. Here's How Schools Should Prepare
FEMA will test its national emergency alert system Wednesday, involving an alert sent out to all cell phones at the same time.
Student Well-Being Busting Myths and Misconceptions About Motivating Students
Three experts in motivation weigh in on how to help students stay engaged and focused in school.
Classroom Technology Students Get Hundreds of Notifications on Their Phones Every Day. Even at School
Nearly a quarter of the cellphone notifications students receive each day come during school hours, new report shows.
Families & the Community District Leaders Are Walking a Fine Line on Cellphone Policies. What That Looks Like
Administrators point to strategic ways to design student cellphone policies that parents won't oppose.
School Climate & Safety 4 Tips to Keep Students' Misbehavior From Sapping Up Class Time
Students' misbehavior has become one of educators' top concerns. Schools need a more deliberate approach to handle it, an expert says.
Reading & Literacy Is It Time to Retire 'Harry Potter'-Themed Classrooms and Libraries?
Author J.K. Rowling's comments on transgender people have left some educators uneasy about promoting the series.
Teaching Do Classrooms Need Yoga Balls and Bean Bag Chairs? Teachers Weigh in on Flexible Seating
Expensive options and a lack of space make flexible seating difficult for some educators.
Teaching Video Tips From Acclaimed Teachers: Classroom Management
State teachers of the year share their tips for new teachers on how to establish classroom norms and expectations.