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TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Tackling the Engagement Gap
Senior Director, Global Outreach, ASCD
What would happen if we focused on the process of learning rather than just the metric to judge it by? Would it change that much? Probably.
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Watch The 2016 National Teacher Of The Year's Priceless Response To Obama's Remarks
"You can’t be great if you’re not enthusiastic," the president said.
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We Need To Teach Kids Empathy, Says National Teacher Of The Year
The three R's aren't enough.
Indiana Teacher of the Year Facing New Lessons
2015 Indiana Teacher of the Year, NTOY Finalist
He reclines on the floor with his head propped against the leg of someone who loves him. My guide dog Elias is content, but my leg is not his favorite leaning post anymore. Elias is retired.
Educating for Democracy: What Makes a 'Great Student'?
Many more "great students" could be developed and supported if only their schools allowed their teachers to discover who they really are and nurture their passions. At present we are moving in the opposite direction.
Teaching Students, Not Subjects: Why We Need a Deeper Learning Approach
2014 National Teacher of the Year
Our investment in deeper learning for our children returns to students the preparation that the future demands and the education that they deserve.
Meet Sean McComb, Who Was Just Named The 2014 National Teacher Of The Year
When speaking with HuffPost Live, McComb talked about some of the challenges educators are facing today. "[The thank-you's
12 Rules The Best Teachers Live By
Author, 'American Teacher: Heroes in the Classroom'
So why is it that some teachers are succeeding so exquisitely while others struggle?
PEOPLE's Teacher of the Year Saves Music Program
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It's always amazing to see people recognized for going above and beyond. Chosen as one of PEOPLE's Teachers of the Year, Robert
Erica DePalo, Former 'Teacher Of The Year' Pleads Guilty To Sex With 15-Year-Old Student
Erica DePalo, 33, who previously taught English at West Orange High School in New Jersey, pleaded guilty to endangering the
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Bringing Education to Life
Teacher, Langdon Education Campus
When a student can see something rather than just read a textbook, they are much more likely to understand it and remember it. For instance, if I was to tell you a T-Rex has big teeth, would you fully understand and be able to put that into perspective?
Making Mistakes: What Often Goes Unsaid About the Classroom
Sarah Brown Wessling
2010 Teacher of the Year
If we don't want education to be dressed in a culture of defensiveness and excuses, then we must take them away by welcoming such classroom foibles as authentic opportunities to flourish, not as shortcomings to bemoan.
Raemon Matthews, New York City Teacher, Pressured Teen Into Posing For Racy Photos In Classroom Cage: Investigation
News of the scandal come especially as a surprise as Matthews had been working in New York City schools since 2000, and was
New Jersey 'Teacher Of The Year' Arrested For Sexual Assault; Erica DePalo 'Eccentric,' Student Says
Zimmer took DePalo's sophomore English class. While several students seem unsurprised by the allegations, others remember
Michelle Apperson, Teacher Of The Year, Gets Lay-Off Notice From Sacramento School District Amid Budget Cuts
2012 year marks the fourth consecutive year in which California has doled out pink slips to teachers, to the point that a
Teacher Of The Year 2012 National Finalists Honored By Jill Biden In Washington, D.C.
Rebecca Mieliwocki, a 7th-grade English teacher in California's Luther Burbank Middle School, got an exciting message in
Shirley Bunn: 'Teacher Of The Year' Suspended For Offensive Comment, Telling Hispanic Student To 'Go Back To Mexico'
The school board placed Bunn on paid leave following the incident, until an Independent Hearing Examiner could review the
Michelle Shearer Honored By President Obama As The 61st National Teacher Of The Year
He credited Shearer, and teachers like her, for giving America strength through tough times, and highlighted the need for
Friend a Wisconsin Teacher or Public Employee
TV Writer, Speechwriter, Pundit
Why not go onto Facebook, look for a teacher in Wisconsin and friend him or her? Reach out to them in solidarity and say, "You are not alone."
Jon Stewart and the Sheer Hypocrisy of Fox News on Teachers
Christian leader for social change; President and Founder @Soj...
I like teachers. But what I am learning from conservatives these days, especially the hosts and commentators for Fox News is that public school teachers are greedy.
Teacher Evaluation is Fatally Flawed
Founding member of the Teacher Leaders Network.
If we really cared about seeing students succeed, wouldn't we shun evaluation systems that rely on single administrators to make judgments on educators that they may only see teach once or twice a year?
TRUE BLUE: See What Jill Biden Wore At Tuesday's 'Teacher' Ceremony (PHOTOS)
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