The Second Chance Pell pilot program has permitted more than 28,000 students in prison to access Pell Grants in order to pursue higher education while imprisoned. The program will soon expand to all incarcerated individuals.
The James Webb Space Telescope provides lots of opportunities for teachers to engage and inspire their students.
Instructional designer Holly Owens offers tips for ways to prioritize empathy, flexibility, and ultimately, student success in online classes.
Calendly is a scheduling platform that offers a free version that can help educators and those they meet with save time.
The quick-fix solutions promised by silver bullet interventions can distract from the more localized and complicated solutions schools really need, say experts.
Students who participate in international esports compete with their peers in other countries, learn about different cultures, and develop leadership skills
Despite progress closing the digital divide, millions of students remain on the wrong side of it. Advocates say the solution is more funding that includes digital knowledge education.
Managing teacher email more efficiently: advice from online teaching professionals and an etiquette expert
The Universities Studying Slavery consortium has brought together nearly 100 colleges and universities in the U.S. and internationally, along with a handful of private K-12 schools.
Online teachers should be open to learning new technology and be excited to provide individualized feedback to students.
More states are adopting financial literacy requirements for students. Here are tips for teaching the topic.
Signs of teacher burnout include emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a feeling of no longer being effective at your job. It’s important to listen to these feelings and make changes.
For a new study, researchers looked at 26 previous studies and a total of 25,090 students and found that differences in reading comprehension could explain 8.4 percent of the variation seen in college grades.
Strangers Things’ creators, the Duffer brothers, credit Hope Hynes Love with fostering and encouraging their early creativity. Love shares strategies for inspiring and educating students through the arts.
Asking questions and making sure to give yourself time off are among the advice veteran and award-winning educators offer for new teachers.
Teachers can make their lives easier and help students with their mental health by reframing their teaching and looking to healthcare for inspiration, says Dr. Christopher Jenson
Creating clear systems for tech tool approval in your district is important, says Kimberly Ramos, instructional coach at the North Kingstown School Department in Rhode Island.
Becoming a school counselor can be a rewarding profession and is currently a position in high demand. Jill Cook, executive director of the American School Counselor Association, shares some insight for those looking to enter the profession.
Mindfulness can help school IT staff overcome stress and help spur emotional and professional growth
Teaching educators the basics of cybersecurity and fostering good digital citizenship can help keep your school network secure
Virtual reality can enhance educational experiences and is a powerful way to foster student engagement.
Listening to students and providing a safe space for sharing their concerns is key when discussing school shootings, says Olivia Carter, last year’s School Counselor of the Year.
"The more I thought about Star Wars, the more I realized that it’s the mentors who define the saga more than the heroes."