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How Can White Teachers Do Right by Students of Color?

White teachers must confront their biases and reevaluate their instructional practices to ensure they're meeting the needs of students of color, writes Justin Minkel. (August 15, 2018)

Build Student Trust by Sharing Stories on the First Day

Seán Arthurs has started off every school year by telling a story about his family’s devotion to the teaching profession and his personal route into the classroom. He writes how sharing his background and values with students fosters connection. (August 15, 2018)

Enrollment Is Down at Teacher Colleges. So They're Trying to Change

Colleges of education continue to prepare too many elementary teachers and not enough special education and foreign language teachers to meet districts' needs, a new report finds. (August 9, 2018)

Why We Might Consider Teaching Less This Year

(August 8, 2018)

A Teacher's Reckoning on School Shootings

(August 10, 2018)

Teaching Channel Spotlight

Want to Avoid Classroom Interruptions? Try Rearranging Desks (Video)

This 4th grade teacher demonstrates how she arranges the desks in her classroom to facilitate student collaboration. Watch the video.

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