Working with PBS and NASA on a Science Curriculum

A teacher working with PBS and NASA on a new science curriculum will get to test those lessons with her  students in the fall. Sara Barcellona, a math and science teacher at Brown-Barge Middle School in Pensacola Florida, was one of 50 U.S. teachers chosen to create...

What Are The Qualities Of A Great Teacher?

It takes time and hard work to develop the qualities of a great teacher.    We’ve all known them — that elite group of teachers we deem the great ones. Why are they an elite group? And why don’t all, or at least most, teachers fall into this esteemed category? To...

How To Become A More Effective Teacher

There are several steps that teachers can take to quickly improve their teaching, writes author and speaker Annette Breaux. In this blog post, she writes that teachers should greet students each morning and say goodbye to them when they leave to help develop a...

Skype Education Offers $10,000 Scholarship To Teachers

Skype is rewarding innovative teachers this holiday season with a $10k technology makeover delivered by the big man in red via Skype.   We are very proud that in a time of education cutbacks Skype’s technology is enabling educators to still bring out of the classroom...