Education News Round-Up

A rundown of education news including an Alabama student immigration law, ObamaCare impact on education spending, and a teacher fired for defending her gay son.

The Montessori Method

The Montessori method, created by Dr. Maria Montessori, encourages children to take charge of their own learning. Teachers serve more as guides than instructors.

Educational Summer Camps

If you’re looking for an experience to remember that combines adventure and intellect, check out these top five educational summer camps. Education at its best is an exciting process that lasts a lifetime — something that is often forgotten in the classroom. In many ways, summer is the time when kids have the opportunity to […]

Teacher Tax Credits

Tax credits allows teachers to take an above-the-line tax deduction of $250 for out-of-pocket expenses for classroom supplies.

Online Teacher Certification

Due to vast improvements in technology over the past decade, online teacher certification has become a viable alternative to traditional classroom programs. Online programs are especially attractive to mid-career professionals who want to enter the teaching profession after spending time working in another field. When combined with classroom teaching experience, obtaining teacher certification online enables […]

Winners of the Automated Essay Grading Contest Announced

Have you ever wished that someone else could grade that stack of student essays for you? It turns out that software exists to do just that! A recent automated essay grading contest has produced software that grades essays more consistently than human beings do. With international contestants hailing from a wide variety of fields, the […]