Teaching Profession Substitute Teachers Would Like You to Stop Treating Them Like Babysitters
A research review found that substitute teachers get little respect and professional training.
Teaching Profession Reported Essay Public Schools Rely on Underpaid Female Labor. It’s Not Sustainable
Women now have more career options. Is that why they are leaving the teaching profession?
Teaching Profession From Our Research Center Teacher Job Satisfaction Rebounds From Last Year's Low. But There's Still a Ways to Go
There's a ray of hope in the new findings, but overall, teacher satisfaction remains well below levels in the mid-2000s.
Teaching Profession 'Poor for the Rest of Your Life’: Negative Messages Can Deter Prospective Teachers
Downbeat messages—especially from the media—can make would-be teachers think twice about a career.
Teaching Profession In Their Own Words An Award-Winning Teacher in India Deplores the Lack of Respect for American Teachers
Former Fulbright Scholar Ranjitsinh Disale has called on American policymakers to pass a resolution declaring support for the teaching profession.
Teaching Profession Opinion Want Vibrant, Engaged Teachers? Give Them Professional Freedom
A deputy superintendent explains how his district has created a stimulating environment by trusting teachers to experiment.
Teaching Profession Opinion Educators, You’re the Real Experts. Here’s How to Defend Your Profession
Math education expert Jo Boaler offers five practical guidelines for bringing about education change.
Teaching Profession From Our Research Center A Profession in Crisis: Findings From a National Teacher Survey
The first annual Merrimack College Teacher Survey of the nation’s K-12 educators reveals stark declines in teacher morale in the past decade.
Teaching Profession Q&A Why One Teacher Hates the Phrase 'Teaching Is a Calling'
EdWeek spoke to Jherine Wilkerson, who wrote a popular and provocative essay about not needing to love her students to be a good teacher.
Teaching Profession Opinion Educators, This Is Our Moment to Defend the Teaching Profession
In this moment of loss, the coronavirus pandemic offers four opportunities to demand the rebirth of public education, writes Amy Stuart Wells.
Teaching Opinion Stop Devaluing the Wisdom of Teachers. Researchers Don't Have a Monopoly on Evidence
Too often, the education research community treats scientific evidence as the only knowledge worth having, writes Joseph Murphy.
Teaching Profession Opinion Conservatives, It's Time for Us to Focus on Teacher Professionalism
These five policy facets of the teacher profession should take center stage for state legislatures, write Mary Scott Hunter, Mike Bileca, and John Eichelberger.
Teaching Profession Opinion A Lesson for Donald Trump Jr., From a 'Loser Teacher'
When the president's son called out teachers for trying to "sell" students on "socialism," Gina Caneva decided it was a bridge too far.