All schools to be academies: What teachers need to know

All schools to be academies: What teachers need to know

Gavin Williamson has said the government's vision is for all schools to become part of multi academy trusts. The education secretary has made a series of announcements today...

Top Tech Trends Reshaping Education In 2021

Top Tech Trends Reshaping Education In 2021

In 2021, new technologies have played an essential role in helping companies stay alive. For example, without websites, most companies in the retail industry couldn’t offer...

How To Help Students Find Their Own Voice

How To Help Students Find Their Own Voice

Since its conception, education has been in a constant state of evolution regarding not only the content but also the method in which it is to be delivered to a learner. The...

Telling teachers what to do

Telling teachers what to do

In perhaps most of the decisions we make as teachers, we cannot draw on evidence. That’s what makes teaching a craft and that’s why an apprenticeship model has always formed...

Education experts weigh in on making schools more human

Education experts weigh in on making schools more human

After 14 months of remote and hybrid learning, schools are looking ahead to a more normal fall. But what does that even mean after a year of classes online and outdoors? More...

Empowering Students Means Affirming Every Voice – and Every Body

Empowering Students Means Affirming Every Voice – and Every Body

As an educator, I care about empowering and inspiring for every single one of my students. In my teaching journey, I’ve learned a lot about using student voice and choice to...

Five Strategies for Combating Learning Loss

Five Strategies for Combating Learning Loss

As an Executive Director of Curriculum for Pasadena Independent School District in the greater Houston area, I have wrestled with two seemingly opposite forces during the...

When parents become teachers: tools to help students at home

When parents become teachers: tools to help students at home

Read more Copy link Editor’s note: On August 11, 2020 Google for Education kicked off a global back-to-school event, The Anywhere School. Check out the  full recap of product...

Building Essential Skills Through Computational Thinking

Building Essential Skills Through Computational Thinking

As a Spanish teacher, there are many topics and trends in education that for a long time I believed did not have any applicability in my classroom. For example, during the past...

How to help kids catch up after a year of pandemic learning

How to help kids catch up after a year of pandemic learning

The moment of truth for Gregory Heights Elementary School came last June. The school in Burien, Washington, had closed its buildings in the spring when the pandemic forced...

5 Ways Educators & Parents Can Encourage Student Interest in STEM

5 Ways Educators & Parents Can Encourage Student Interest in STEM

Perhaps even more than any other field, STEM sectors have a bright future ahead. While the US job market is projected to grow by 3.7% between 2019 and 2029, this rate is nearly...

How Schools Can Help Kids Heal After A Year Of 'Crisis And Uncertainty'

How Schools Can Help Kids Heal After A Year Of 'Crisis And Uncertainty'

Enlarge this image Kai Humphrey, 9, has spent the past year learning remotely. His mom, Rashida Humphrey-Wall, says it's been hard on him. "Stuff just keeps getting taken, and...