Hot Tips & Topics

We are dedicated to providing you with a comprehensive collection of relevant and up-to-date K-12 education news and editorials. For teachers, by teachers.

K-12 Education News

Fights are a reality at my school.

 

As much as we say, and I believe, that it is a safe place for students to learn and teachers to work, it’s never that surprising about once a month to hear the stampede of teenager feet, making a Beatle-mania run to the latest...

Google for teachers

It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it.

Now, we can use it a little easier. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for you, so why not latch onto the wide world that Google has to offer?

...

 

With grants growing more competitive by the day, DonorsChoose still pays off.

 

It should come as no surprise that the current economic downturn, along with its impact on school budgets, has pushed more educators to grantwriting. I find myself writing more than...

On the National PTA’s top 10 list of Things Teachers Wish Parents Would Do, “be involved” ranks number one. Studies show that parental involvement in a child’s education has a major impact on academic success, regardless of economic, ethnic or cultural background...

Move over Moodle, there's a new player buzzing on the online education scene.

 

We recently learned about BrainHoney, a new online course software site, and were impressed with how easy it is to use, the drag-and-drop curriculum connections, and...

Pages

Subscribe to Today's Featured Article

Today's Poll

Which types of articles would you like to see from us in 2020?
Classroom Management
20%
Classroom Activities/Games
33%
Teaching Strategies
28%
Technology in the Classroom
12%
Professional Development
7%
Total votes: 60

Latest Interviews & Excerpts

To kick off this holiday weekend, we want to spread a little patriotic pride with awesome 4th of...

Back to School Teacher Quiz

As the sun begins to set on summer break, teachers and students need to get back into the school...

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays. Kids love the spooky monsters, sounds, music, dances...

When Life Gets Busy, Just Remember the Mason Jar

In this education news article, we share an inspirational story that reminds us about life's...

Featured Top 12 Lists

Popcorn, movie tickets, movie clapboard.

After polling teachers, checking box office numbers, critical reviews and teacher forums, we've...

Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, right? Well, in the spirit of shamrocks and leprechauns...

With only a few short weeks before break, it’s tempting to let school run on autopilot until...

As December rolls by, the holiday hype has most likely invaded your classroom. The energy of...

Latest To Do Today Tips

Believe it or not, Halloween is just around the corner. Maybe you’re already bracing for the...

Teacher Spring Cleaning

While “education” and “reform” may have become dirty words, you can reform your classroom into a...

Use these free Halloween lesson plan ideas to give your students a fun Halloween movie to watch...

With the 14-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks approaching, now is the time for you...

Latest Hot Topic Articles

As we look to what the future of teacher tenure may be, it’s important to recognize a few key...

Is it just me or have school holiday parties transformed from fun, casual celebrations to PC-...

Latest Quick Guides

Students sitting around a table with Tic Tac Toe on it.

Classroom games add flair and student engagement to more tedious, yet necessary tasks...

Potential teacher being interviewed.

Preparing for a teaching interview is a lot like studying for a test. You can review commonly...