To Introduce Yoga and Mindfulness in the Classroom, This District Starts With Its Teachers
Cambridge Public Schools in Massachusetts is working to incorporate yoga and mindfulness into classrooms to help both students and teachers manage their stress and regulate their emotions. (June 7, 2017)
Seat Belts on School Buses – Imperative or Impractical?
Amid renewed concerns about safety, a record number of states are considering legislation to add seat belts to school buses, sparking a controversial and emotional debate. (May 16, 2017)
How Media Literacy Can Help Students Discern Fake News
How can teachers help students tell fact from media fiction? Educators and media literacy advocates in Washington state are working together with legislators to address the problem. (June 6, 2017)
Daniel Willingham Talks Reading and the Mind
Liana Heitin Loewus, an assistant editor for Education Week, sits down with Daniel Willingham, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, to talk about his new book, The Reading Mind. (May 17, 2017)
Learning Out Loud Through Poetry
On a Washington stage, 53 high school students from around the country took a breath and began reciting poems--classical, modern, long, and short. Welcome to the National Poetry Out Loud Competition. (May 12, 2017)
Uncertainty for DACA Recipients
Currently, most undocumented students are protected from deportation under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a policy enacted by the Obama administration. But with immigration arrests up, many are unsure about their future. (April 25, 2017)
Who's Your Favorite Teacher?
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, Education Week reporters, editors, and staff share the K-12 teachers who made a lasting impact on their lives. (May 3, 2017)
What Are Your Worst Professional Development Stories?
Education Week asked teachers to tweet us examples of professional development activities that were bizarre, boring, or just didn't work.
Hands-On Veterinary Program Helps Navajo Students Succeed
At Monument Valley High School in Kayenta, Arizona, students from the Navajo Nation get hands-on instruction in caring for animals. Director Clyde McBride discusses how the program helps prepare students for success. (April 19, 2017)
Three Ways Teachers Can Support Kids With Autism
A psychologist explains practical ways teachers can support children with autism.
PBS NewsHour Goes Live with Bill Nye The Science Guy
Bill Nye The Science Guy joined PBS Education Editor Vicky Pasquantonio to discuss ways of empowering kids to pursue science. (April 3, 2017)
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