Photos by Jose Wong Baez [Nico Ball recently left her life as a teacher to train mixed martial arts full-time in Brazil. Originally from Pennsylvania, she attended George Mason University in Virginia and got her Masters degree studying the impact of martial arts-based social projects. Show More Summary
The recent Jivamukti sexual abuse allegations have reignited a long-running conversation on power dynamics, teacher-student relationships, and cult-like status within the yoga community. Each time news breaks of another guru abusingShow More Summary
CABARRET combines ballet barre with a fitness twist and burlesque dance in one workout. Learn about the program's creatrix, Nicole LaBonde and the online teacher training program.
Over at Devpost, A Sensei: InspirationTo contrast the surge in demand for language education spurred by the current refugee crisis, affected countries are training a surplus of instructors and teachers who's employment will only last 5-10 years due to the transient nature of the crisis - not a sustainable workforce, unfortunately. Show More Summary
Post by Liz Alterman. Sounds like this teacher could use some sensitivity training -- or just a clue about what is and isn't an appropriate way to speak to children. Seventh-grader Waleed Abushaaban, who attends middle school in Fort Bend County, Texas, says his teacher called him a "terrorist" during class. Show More Summary
POTSDAM, Germany, April 14 (Reuters) - Syrian asylum seeker Alaa Kassab can't believe her luck. Four months after arriving in Germany, the 23-year-old English instructor has joined a programme that gives refugee teachers German lessons...Show More Summary
POTSDAM, Germany (Reuters) - Syrian asylum seeker Alaa Kassab can't believe her luck. Four months after arriving in Germany, the 23-year-old English instructor has joined a program that gives refugee teachers German lessons and qualifies them to work in German schools.
YJ's Liana Ruiz shares why yoga teacher training isn't just for experienced yogis, and how anyone can benefit from the process. The post Inside YJ’s YTT: Why Teacher Training Isn’t (Just) For Experienced Yogis appeared first on Yoga Journal.
Applications for Teach for America (TFA), the venerated yet polarizing teacher recruitment and training organization, have plummeted for the third year in a row, The Washington Post reported. The 37,000 applications in 2016 were down...Show More Summary
Post submitted by Harry Hawkins, Field Organizer HRC Mississippi Recently, HRC Mississippi spoke to a group of teachers from Teach for America (TFA). The event was a full day competency training held at Delta State University in Cleveland,...Show More Summary
Which careers have the most promise but least costly training in every state? Click this map https://t.co/Mb6Oi3l8qY pic.twitter.com/rn7DJQpGeg — Mathematica (@MathPolResearch) April 6, 2016 Mathematic has a chart for each state showing careers that don't require a ton of education and have predicted job growth. Show More Summary
The Reid Technique is the go-to method for coercing false confessions in America's police interrogation rooms, and now it's being taught to America's schoolteachers, just as schools are using "zero-tolerance" policies and on-site cops to re-characterize school discipline problems as criminal matters, creating a school-to-prison pipeline. (more…)
We’re on the edge of our mats here. It is with ultimate samadhi we can finally unveil to you our greatest contribution to the yoga community yet. Have you been thinking about yoga teacher training? Need to brush up on your asanas and pranayamas? Want to be inspired and unleash your badass rock star self […]
We only bring you real news, so when we learned reality TV star Teresa Giudice is training to become a yoga teacher, we had to ask, is this for real? And indeed, if Instagram holds any weight in the world of reality, then yes, it’s true! There’s photographic evidence from a real yoga studio. With Erin […]
NYC’s The Path is launching a 100-hour meditation teacher training—and shaking up centuries of tradition in the process.
Darla: My granddaughter is 13 in the 8th grade with ADD/ADHD and on the 504 plan. The teachers and staff are not really trained in how to deal with her disability. She is depressed, stressed and seeing a counselor. She tries so hard but is in fear of being retained which would be totally detrimental. Show More Summary
The74Million.org is a non-profit education news site, devoted to telling the stories of schools, teachers, parents and America's 74 million kids. According to the CDC, as many as 70 percent of high school students do not get enough sleep. Show More Summary
The #MyBodyDoes sticker campaign is taking New York by storm one bus, train car, waiting shed, and lamp post at a time. Jessica Andersen and Ashley Simon, two yoga teachers, regularly take public transportation on the way to work. En route, they noticed that the ads on their ride always endorsed negative views on body image in […]
Yoga Journal digital producer Samantha Trueheart shares how yoga teacher training helped her overcome a lifelong fear and open up her throat chakra. The post Inside YJ’s YTT: How Teacher Training Helped Me Find My Voice appeared first on Yoga Journal.
And the preposterous bills just keep on coming in one state legislature after another. In Kansas, bills have been introduced in the legislature that would, according to Think Progress: Prohibit transgender students from using restrooms that match their gender. The “Student Physical Privacy Act” would apply not only to public schools, but all public universities […]