Teaching Profession From Our Research Center What a Typical Teacher's Day Actually Looks Like
The daily duties of the job extend way beyond teaching students.
Teaching Profession From Our Research Center Here's How Many Hours a Week Teachers Work
Just under half that time is devoted to directly teaching students, new survey results show.
Teaching Profession From Our Research Center Teacher Job Satisfaction Hits an All-Time Low
Just 12 percent of U.S. teachers are very satisfied with their jobs, a new survey finds.
Teaching Profession From Our Research Center A Profession in Crisis: Findings From a National Teacher Survey
The first annual Merrimack College Teacher Survey of the nation’s K-12 educators reveals stark declines in teacher morale in the past decade.
Teaching Profession Why Exactly Do We Ask Teachers to Love Their Students? Educators Weigh In
Should love be at the center of student-teacher relationships? Education Week’s social media followers weigh in.
Teaching Profession Video VIDEO: One Teacher Says Teaching Is a Profession, Not a ‘Work of Heart’
Jherine Wilkerson, an 8th grade English/language arts teacher in Peachtree City, Ga., recently penned an essay for Education Week titled, “I Don’t Have to Love My Students to Be a Good Teacher.”
Teaching Profession Q&A Why One Teacher Hates the Phrase 'Teaching Is a Calling'
EdWeek spoke to Jherine Wilkerson, who wrote a popular and provocative essay about not needing to love her students to be a good teacher.
Teaching Profession Opinion I Don't Have to Love My Students to Be a Good Teacher
Treat teachers like the professionals we are rather than expecting endless and selfless sacrifice, writes one educator.
Teaching Profession Teachers Are Already Squeezed for Time. The Pandemic Has Made It Worse
Nearly 7 of every 10 educators surveyed said “having more time to plan or catch up on work” is “very important.”
School & District Management Opinion Educators, It's Time to 'Declutter' Your Practice
Teaching people how to breathe is used to alleviate issues in school. Breathing is the start, but decluttering should be the next step.
Teaching Profession Reported Essay Teachers Are Not OK, Even Though We Need Them to Be
The pandemic has put teachers through the wringer. Administrators must think about staff well-being differently.
Teaching The Best Advice for New Teachers, in 5 Words or Less
We asked experienced educators to share their best tips for new teachers. Here’s what they said.
School & District Management Principals and Stress: Strategies for Coping in Difficult Times
Running schools in the pandemic has strained leaders in unprecedented ways. Principals share their ideas for how to manage the stress.
Teaching Profession Opinion What Can We Do to Help the Well-Being of Teachers?
A Seat at the Table focused on the social-emotional well-being of teachers during the pandemic. Here's what we learned from the guests.