The Educator's Notebook

A weekly collection of education-related news from around the web.

What If Teaching Got The Same Coverage As Sports? [Humor/Despair]

“All right let’s take a look at yesterday’s high school teacher draft from Radio City Music Hall, where Central Rapids High, recipient of the worst test scores last semester made the first pick, that was no surprise to anyone. ‘For the first pick, Central Rapids High takes calculus teacher Mike Yoast from Tulsa Teachers College!’ […]


Every week I send out articles I encounter from around the web. Subject matter ranges from hard knowledge about teaching to research about creativity and cognitive science to stories from other industries that, by analogy, inform what we do as educators. This breadth helps us see our work in new ways.

Readers include teachers, school leaders, university overseers, conference organizers, think tank workers, startup founders, nonprofit leaders, and people who are simply interested in what’s happening in education. They say it helps them keep tabs on what matters most in the conversation surrounding schools, teaching, learning, and more.

Peter Nilsson


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