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No, Teachers Should Not Carry Guns

Educators shouldn't be allowed to carry firearms, writes school principal and licensed gun owner Russ Moore. (October 29, 2014)

Teachers: Key Source of Common-Core Curricula

As schools and districts struggle to find good-quality curriculum aligned to the common core, they're turning most often to their own teachers for those instructional materials, a new survey shows. (October 30, 2014)

What Digital Literacy Looks Like in a Classroom

Why do schools need to worry about digital literacy if students are growing up surrounded by technology? Brianna Crowley has the answer, plus some resources for teaching digital literacy. (October 29, 2014)

Crowdsource the Common Core

(October 29, 2014)

No, It's Not 'Nearly Impossible' to Fire Bad Teachers

(October 30, 2014)

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Monster Match: Using Art to Improve Writing

Monster Match: Using Art to Improve Writing

Angela Montgomery, a language arts teacher in Covington, La., has her students use art to improve their descriptive writing. In “Monster Match,” students draw monsters and write a description of it to share.

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Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching

Education Week Teacher blogger Larry Ferlazzo investigates some of the thorniest problems in teaching by turning to leading educators and thought leaders for advice. (October 3, 2013)

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