A Solution for Student Disengagement

Tap students’ leadership potential to help them form strong bonds with each other and with their school.

How Peer Pressure Undermines Success

Will students pass up academic help based on how their friends feel? A new study suggests they will.

Travel Grants and Fellowships for Educators

Money is available to help fund teachers’ professional trips. Here are some resources to help you find and apply for grants and fellowships.

Engaging With Contrary Evidence

Crafting strong arguments requires students to truly grapple with evidence that doesn’t fit with their ideas.

On World Day, UN agencies urge countering threats to cultural diversity

Cultural diversity – the driving force of change and development – is increasingly under threat, United Nations agencies today said, reaffirming support for the cultural diversity that stems from migration.

Memorial Day in the Classroom: Resources for Teachers

For teachers looking to incorporate Memorial Day into lessons, here are some of the best resources from around the internet.

Can Equity Be Taught?

In a rapidly diversifying district with a largely white teaching force, how do you foster mutual trust and understanding? Send teachers to school.

Overcoming Obstacles to Critical Thinking

The ability to think critically will benefit students throughout their lives. Here are a few tips on how to get started teaching it.

Free Is Good

Open educational resources are free digital materials you can use with your students. Here are some ways to find them.

UNESCO urges for investigation into murder of award-winning Mexican journalist

Following the killing of award-winning Mexican journalist Javier Arturo Valdez Cárdenas, the head of the United Nations cultural agency today encouraged the country’s authorities to move quickly to conduct a thorough investigation to ensure the killing does not go unpunished.

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