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Teachers impact the lives of students everyday. In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked some of our Teacher Champions to take a moment to reflect on their unique experiences in the classroom and share their thoughts. Here's what Arizona high school science teacher Tara Dale shared: If...

Teachers impact the lives of students everyday. In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked some of our Teacher Champions to take a moment to reflect on their unique experiences in the classroom and share their thoughts. Here's what Michigan special education teacher Heather Gauck shared: If you...

Teachers impact the lives of students everyday. In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked a few of our Teacher Champions to take a moment to reflect on their unique experiences in the classroom and share their thoughts by answering some questions. Here's what Ohio first-grade...

Typhoid fever, cholera, and dysentery – if you didn’t heed the warnings of those around you on the Oregon Trail, you were bound to get one of these deadly diseases. I still remember the first time I played the computer game more than 20 years...

Every year, it becomes increasingly clear to me that many teachers are not only deeply invested in their classrooms and students, but also in the legislation and policy that impacts their work. As the links I’ve shared below indicate, teachers are sharing their experiences and...

We hosted a Twitter chat this month to hear what teachers think about the Every Student Succeeds Act and what they’d like to tell policymakers if they had the chance. The discussion covered their thoughts on education policy and then how to better involve teachers...

Perhaps nothing has become more politicized, polarizing, and dividing in education currently than the Common Core State Standards. From heated discussions about a state’s right to choose curriculum, to bad worksheets from terrible websites, social media is constantly abuzz with pictures, stories, and articles all...