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Teacher blasts popular classroom training program: It is turning us into robots.

Have you ever heard of of a classroom management method called the No-Nonsense Nurturer® Program created by The Center for Transformative Teacher Training? Educator Amy Berard was trained in it at Guilmette Middle School in Lawrence, Massachusetts, when she was teaching English Language Arts there last year, and she became a fierce critic for reasons […]

Teachers, doing what they were trained to do, likely helped save lives during La. movie theater shooting

High school teachers credited with pulling fire alarm, saving lives, during active-shooter incident. Many teachers are now trained in responding to mass shootings after Sandy Hook and other attacks.

Petition Calls For Required Body Positivity Training For All Yoga Teachers

last weekFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

Should body positivity be a required part of yoga teacher training? A group of socially conscious yogis thinks so. A petition, started by Jeniffer Zimmerman of “All Bodies Rise Yoga,” is calling for body positivity training to be a required part of all Yoga Alliance-registered schools’ yoga teacher training programs. Show More Summary

New Kansas Education Law Opens Classrooms To Unlicensed Teachers, State Faces Major Teacher Shortage

Want to teach young children, but don’t have the correct formal training, education or license. No problem. Kansas just waived the teacher licensing requirements in six school districts making it much easier to get a job instructing impressionable young children on the facts of life. Show More Summary

Playpens, Curfews and Trust: Our Responsibility to Children

One of the longer hours you can put a teacher through isn't monitoring lunch or that final 60 minutes before spring conferences are over -- it's at an in-service, the mandatory training that the state, city, superintendent or your principal inflicts upon educators. Show More Summary

Why Do People Do Yoga?

After my last weekend of yoga teacher training, a friend asked me over dinner, "Why do you do yoga? So you can learn to do what... headstands?" Why do people do yoga? More than 90 percent of people come to yoga for flexibility, stress relief, health, and physical fitness. Show More Summary

Favela Jiu Jitsu: Tererê Kids Project Dispatch 4

[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

NYC schools open support centers to help teachers, parents

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

The city's seven new Borough Field Support Centers will be fully operational by September, and will provide services like teacher training.

Pros And Cons Of Yoga Teacher Training

2 weeks agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

by J. Brown Yoga teachers don’t really make a living off teaching yoga classes anymore. Many rely upon conducting yoga teacher training. But contrary to popular belief, this trend may have less to do with the business or marketing inclinations...Show More Summary

LSU Professor Terminated After Her Use Of Foul Language And Bawdy Joke Found To Be Form Of Sexual Harassment

3 weeks agoNews : Jonathan Turley

There is an interesting academic controversy out of Louisiana State University where Professor Teresa Buchanan, who specializes in early childhood education and trains elementary school teachers, Show More Summary

This Online School For Developers Pays Teachers Millions Of Dollars

Meet John Sonmez. So far he's made $1.1 million in royalties by teaching for Pluralsight, an online training startup worth $1 billion. The first time software developer John Sonmez created an online training course, he recorded over a dozen single-cut takes of his 15-minute introductory lesson. Show More Summary

Grokker + Yoga Journal Production: Anatomy, Alignment + Yoga as Medicine

last monthFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

Tiffany Cruikshank shares more about her teacher training at Yoga Medicine. She talks about the importance of teaching anatomy and alignment […] The post Grokker + Yoga Journal Production: Anatomy, Alignment + Yoga as Medicine appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Cameroon detains 84 children after raiding Quranic schools

Cameroonian authorities have been holding 84 children — some as young as 5 years old — for months without charge after officials accused their teachers at Quranic schools of running terrorist training camps, Amnesty International said Friday. The international human rights organization called on Cameroon to release the children to their parents immediately, saying nearly […]

Cameroon Locked Up 84 Children For Months After 'Boko Haram' School Raids

last monthNews : Huffington Post

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Cameroonian authorities have been holding 84 children — some as young as 5 years old — for months without charge after officials accused their teachers at Quranic schools of running terrorist training camps, Amnesty...Show More Summary

Teacher Training Debate: Arguments For + Against State Legislation

last monthFitness / Yoga : Yoga Journal

A number of states are arguing that teacher training programs should fall under longstanding laws that guide vocational or post-secondary education. The post Teacher Training Debate: Arguments For + Against State Legislation appeared first on Yoga Journal.

Wisconsin Teacher Training?

A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. Henry Brooks Adams, The Education of Henry Adams The fact that Scott Walker is now running for president comes as no surprise to whose who knew him in college. When a student, he told one of his dorm mates that he was going to be president of the United States someday. Show More Summary

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I've trained myself to begin and end each day with what my ALEPH teachers would call prayerful consciousness. I begin the day with modah ani, sung silently in my head if not aloud; I end the day with the shema...

Without Training, Special Education Teachers Resort To Restraint And Seclusion

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

This piece comes to us courtesy of EdSource, where it was originally published. Every day in special education classrooms across California, teachers and aides oversee students whose emotional and behavioral disabilities can trigger violent confrontations. Show More Summary

LadyStar: Escape from Widow Island, Part Five

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

In this new multi-part serialized fiction story for The Mary Sue, LadyStar: Escape from Widow’s Island tells the story of Jessica and her team of fighters pitted against their teacher during the last phase of their training as Ajan Warriors.

From Harlem to Capitol Hill, a lesson in producing better teachers

Eva Moskowitz, the founder of New York City’s largest chain of public charter schools, imported a Harlem classroom to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to demonstrate how she trains and coaches teachers at Success Academy schools.Read full article >>

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