Creating Safe Environments for Learning
The election has posed some serious challenges for educators around the country. In recent months, a variety of resources have cropped up online aiming to help teachers address students’ concerns and shut down bullying and hate speech.
Youth Make Media for Community Change
At the Media Empowerment Student Summit, held in Pittsburgh last weekend, teens learned to be media creators and critical consumers—and how to use media to change the world around them.
Congress Remains Conflicted over Certification
Congress members are unable to come to a decision on whether or not teacher certificates are equivalent to teaching degrees. Edweek explores this dilemma and hears from both sides of the disagreement.
Occupy the Classroom: A Solution to Bridging the Gap
Beginning on Wall Street, the Occupy protests are popping up all over the nation. Although many media outlets would have you believe otherwise, the protesters have a unified message: it’s time to bridge the economic gap. Most talk about socioeconomic inequalities focuses around jobs and unfair lending practices, but as one New York Times columnist […]