History and journalism teacher David Cutler explains how he helps students discern fact from deception with a lesson from the Revolutionary War.
During Teacher Appreciation Week, this teacher shares why he remains passionate about his work -- he brings his passion for comics into the classroom, and it's paid off.
By Chris Heffernan
Students need to know human geography; they need to understand the relationships that exist between cultures.
By Katherine Huete Galeano
Katherine Huete Galeano shares her students' fears of their families being deported, an experience she can relate to personally.
Teaching students about religion can reduce intolerance and bigotry and help develop global citizens. Site visits, films and even literature can help students appreciate how different religions are practiced.
The burden of college debt will hang on our current students for years, but depriving them of the sense of pride and dignity they could develop by advancing their own lives could last a lifetime.
By David Cutler
Editor’s note: Educators across the country have had to confront the rise in influence of “fake news” or online news hoaxes, particularly in the wake of the election when the phrase became a buzz word. How do we instill in…
By Ricky House
I can count on one hand the number of black men who have taught me in a classroom setting and that is not okay.
By Sam Wineburg, Sarah McGrew
In the age of so-called fake news, students would benefit by learning the strategies fact-checkers use to evaluate online information.
By Vic Pasquantonio
Teachers across the country continue to deal with a variety of emotional reactions from students following the presidential election. We asked teachers to provide us with some examples of how the election has impacted their instruction and how they approached…
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