Teaching Profession Opinion A Recent Report Sparked Ire in the Field. One Teacher Explains Why
District leaders should figure out how to support teachers instead of blaming them for the pandemic’s impact on student learning.
Teaching Profession Teachers' Skills Took a Hit During the Pandemic, Too, Report Says
A new report attributes students' slow academic recovery in part to teachers' ineffective instruction.
Teaching Profession Opinion How Teacher Confidence and Emotional Regulation Can Drive Student Success
Educators also need support for their own emotional development in order to sufficiently support their students.
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.
Education Funding Districts Steer Federal Teacher-Quality Funding Into Recruitment, Retention
Efforts to recruit teachers and create "grow your own" programs are in; class-size reduction and teacher evaluation are out.
Teaching Profession Opinion It's Time to Give Feedback Another Chance. Here Are 3 Ways to Get It Right
Teachers and school leaders have a love-hate relationship with feedback, but that's not feedback's fault. It's all in how we approach it.
Teaching Profession Q&A Effective Teachers Are Needed 'More Than Ever Before,' New NCTQ President Says
Heather Peske will take the helm of the National Council on Teacher Quality in May.
Teaching Teachers Deliver Less to Students of Color, Study Finds. Is Bias the Reason?
Researchers point to lowered expectations of students' abilities as a factor and suggest systemic solutions.
Teaching Profession Black and Latino Students Are Still More Likely to Have Inexperienced Teachers, Study Says
These disparities persist despite several years of targeted federal efforts to change that trend.
School & District Management Opinion One Simple Way for Principals to Boost Students’ Unfinished Learning
Instruction improves when teachers remain in their current grades, write researchers Heather C. Hill and Susanna Loeb.
Teaching Profession Opinion Are You a Tough Teacher? Research Shows You May Be More Effective
Students may give higher ratings to teachers who give out good grades, but that doesn't mean they're learning more.