Classroom Technology Opinion Social Media’s Like Tossing a ’Tween the Keys to a Harley
When it comes to youth, we should think about social media as sophisticated, double-edged tools to be used carefully and deliberately.
Professional Development Opinion Promoting PLCs to Face the 'Twin Epidemics' of COVID-19 and Systemic Racism
Four educators discuss the practical aspects of professional learning communities.
Law & Courts Student School Board Members Flex Their Civic Muscle in Supreme Court Free-Speech Case
Current and former student school board members add their growing voices to a potentially precedent-setting U.S. Supreme Court case.
Classroom Technology Opinion Beyond the Invite: What Is Clubhouse and Why Should Educators Care?
Clubhouse is a new social-media app with clubs, rooms, and stages. Why are so many educators flocking to it right now?
Technology Opinion Social Media’s Performative, Poisonous Impact on Education
The ways in which Twitter distorts normal conversation have become so familiar that they're easy to overlook.
Classroom Technology Video What is Clubhouse? How Are Educators Using It? (Video)
Patrick Harris, a middle school teacher in Michigan, explains how Clubhouse has enhanced his teaching, allowing him to widen his network and discuss key education issues with teachers from around the world in real time.
Classroom Technology Explainer A Clubhouse Explainer: What Educators Should Know About the New Audio Chat App
Educators are flocking to Clubhouse, an emerging invitation-only social app for iPhone users—even as social media experts warn of red flags.
Teaching How to Talk About Social Media and the Capitol Insurrection: A Guide for Teachers
Social media played a pivotal role in the Jan. 6 mob riot at the Capitol, providing plenty of fodder for classroom discussions.
Classroom Technology Video Meet Jonte Lee, the Chemistry Teacher Who Transformed his Kitchen into a Classroom
Science teacher Jonte Lee spent the spring teaching through social media. Now he’s partnering with EdWeek to continue those lessons.
School & District Management Student Cheating at Issue as College Board Rolls Out Online AP Exams
The College Board's national experiment with virtual AP exams gets underway this week amid accusations and stern warnings about student cheating.
Classroom Technology Teachers, Politics, and Social Media: A Volatile Mix
When it comes to sharing their personal views on hot-button social and political issues, some teachers favor restraint on social media while others embrace the megaphone.
Classroom Technology TikTok's 'Outlet Challenge' Is Latest Social Media Nightmare for School Leaders
Schools around the country are contending with damage from the latest social media craze, which involves using a phone charger and a penny to spark an electrical outlet.