Phoenix Forward - Education


Check out coverage of the most recent events in educational news while looking toward the future of both K–12 and higher education.

Environmental education

How U.S. schools are providing green education

When you think about going green, you might visualize recycling, planting an ...

Special education teacher

What it takes to become a special education teacher

Working in special education requires more than a bachelor’s degree and state ...

Writing cursive

Is learning cursive writing still necessary?

If you ask kids why a cursive “Q” looks like a “2,” or where exactly you start ...

STEM fields

Why consider a career in a STEM field?

You may have heard the term “STEM” in the news and in conversations about job ...

Social media in the classroom

How teachers can use social media in the classroom

If you’re a teacher, you’re likely always looking for ways to get your students ...

Learn about skills employers want

How to teach your students to be better writers

Know the old saying that “good writers are born, not made”? In classrooms from ...

David Lockett

How to improve financial literacy in kids

You might not think a second-grade classroom would be the best place to teach ...

Associate degree

What can an associate degree do for you?

Earning a college degree doesn’t have to take four years. You can finish an ...

Cellphones for learning

How to use cellphones for learning

Mobile devices are taking over the classroom — in a good way....

Become a teacher

Considering a career as a teacher? Here are 5 things you can expect from University of Phoenix

If you’ve dreamed of a career as a teacher, you’ll need to take specific steps ...

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