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Book Review: ‘Yoga for Warriors: Basic Training in Strength, Resilience and Peace of Mind’ by Beryl Bender Birch

16 hours agoFitness / Yoga : YogaDork

A yoga teacher and practitioner for over 40 years, Beryl Bender Birch is no stranger to writing books. Her works, Power Yoga, Beyond Power Yoga and Boomer Yoga, are considered essential on many yogi bookshelves. Her latest book, Yoga...Show More Summary

Training Teachers Helps Students Learn Food Safety

One way to teach kids about food safety and nutrition is to teach their teachers. That’s the idea behind a training program the Food and Drug Administration has been running for the past 15 years. “Science and Our Food Supply” is a week-long program held in the summer that brings together teachers from all over... Continue Reading

Natural History museum gets $5M for teachers

The American Museum of Natural History says it's getting a $5.3 million grant to further its training of science teachers. The money goes to the museum's Masters of Arts in Teaching program. It's... To view the full story, click the title link.

Yoga Shanti Teacher Training: Bringing Your Practice Home

6 days agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Yoga Shanti’s 200-hr Teacher Training in NYC starts October 10th. When you first start practicing yoga, getting on the mat feels like the hardest thing. Wait, scratch that. Getting to the studio, into your yoga pants, and then onto the … The post Yoga Shanti Teacher Training: Bringing Your Practice Home appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Ask the Evaluator: Teacher Resources for Dyslexia Screening

A new state law requires reading interventionists to screen all students in grades K-2 and new students in our district for dyslexia. We have to complete 2 hours of training in dyslexia screening, intervention, accommodations, and using technology. The state DOE has not made any recommendations about the best screening method.  As a district, we […]

Stop Scapegoating Teach for America

Teach for America has been getting a lot of flak over its training methods—but the real scandal is that kids with five weeks of prep perform as well as teachers from traditional certification programs.

15 Dead as Gunmen Storm Nigerian College, Fire on Students

At least 15 people have been killed and another 35 wounded after gunmen, suspected to be part of terror group Boko Haram, stormed a teacher training college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano and began firing on students.

Would you worry first about saving a life or an EpiPen-related lawsuit?

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Good for Gov. Jerry Brown for being willing to irritate the two state teachers unions by signing legislation that would stock all public schools with epinephrine auto-injectors and require training at least one volunteer at each school to use them.

So, Your Son Is In Preschool

In the year of our savior Reggio Emilia, there did a monster reign. He walked amongst them unnoticed at times. Peaceful. Quiet. As with Play-Doh. And the Trains of Thomas. And Maresol, that fair teacher of Espanol who taketh no crap. "Things are as they should be," they said, at the Time Known As Drop-Off. Show More Summary

Urban Outfitters Crosses The Line With Bloodstained Sweatshirt

Urban Outfitters crosses the line (again) with their new sweatshirt -The Stir 28 uses for coconut oil -Divine Caroline 10 reasons to take yoga teacher training -Alignyo Get ready for some serious nostalgia: Coco-Cola resurrects Surge...Show More Summary

The DOJ to train community leaders to spot 'radicals'

The Department of Justice is launching a new program today in partnership with the White House, the Department of Homeland Security, and the National Counterterrorism Center that will train "community leaders" like teachers and social workers to monitor their communities for signs of radicalization. Show More Summary

MO Legislature Overrides Veto, Allows Schools to Arm & Train Teachers

Democrat Governor suffers bi-partisan rejection of his efforts to limit school defense

Missouri House Joins Senate, Overrides Veto so Teachers Can Be Armed

The Missouri House has joined the Senate in overriding Governor Jay Nixon's (D) veto of SB 656--legislation allowing schools to train teachers to become "School Protection Officers" and carry guns on campus with which to protect children. Show More Summary

Top ACT educators recognised

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Minister for Education and Training Joy Burch last night congratulated the winners of the 2014 ACT Public Education Excellence Awards, recognising school leaders, teachers, support staff and volunteers in the ACT public school system. “Our...Show More Summary

Missouri Senate Votes to Override Gov. Nixon's Veto of Armed Teachers Bill

On September 10, the Missouri Senate voted to override Governor Jay Nixon's (D) veto of SB 656--the legislation to allow schools to train teachers to become "School Protection Officers" and carry guns with which to protect children on campus. Show More Summary

Missouri Lawmakers Meet to Override Dem Governor's Veto of Armed Teachers Bill

In July, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D) vetoed SB 656--legislation that would have allowed schools to train faculty to become "School Protection Officers" and carry guns with which to protect children on campus. The Missouri General Assembly will convene on September 10 and 11 in an attempt to override Nixon's veto of this bill. Show More Summary

31,000 students in over 100 schools learn chess

Moves for 31 000 lives05 Sep 2014 by Tsogo Sun’s Moves for Life chess programme is taking the game to 31 000 learners in more than 100 schools and has trained over 900 teachers schools around the country.In support of the proven benefits...Show More Summary

Grandfathers, Teachers, Steel Workers & Women Take Up Arms to Repel Pro-Russian Rebels

Grandfathers, School Teachers, Steel Workers and Women Take Up Arms to Repel Pro-Russian Rebels Residents of Mariupol scoff at the idea of a ceasefire, train a defense battalion including senior citizens. About an hour drive from Mariupol, Ukrainian women dig … Continue reading ?

School Bans Dangerous Activity Known as 'Doing A Cartwheel'

4 weeks agoNews : Reason

A school in Australia has banned cartwheels unless the are performed under the supervision of a trained physical education teacher. The reason? What else? "Safety issues," which could be the code word for "liability issues," or "insurance issues," or actual concern about the safety of a joyful activity probably as old as humanity itself. Show More Summary

Durham Schools Cutting Ties with Teach for America

A day to celebrate! From the Herald-Sun: Aug. 30, 2014 @ 05:51 PM Gregory Childress DURHAM — The Durham school district will honor its current contract with Teach For America, but the national teacher training program’s future with Durham Public Schools is up in the air. Show More Summary

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