A New York school district has now decided to approve a student's proposal to start a Christian club at her high school called "Dare to Believe" after she was initially told by a teacher that religious student organization would be "illegal" and a possible violation of the U.S. constitution.
In a shocking case out of Arizona, a student has filed a lawsuit against a teach who she alleges raped her until she became pregnant and then attempted to cause an abortion when he learned she was pregnant by repeatedly inserting a metal ruler into her vagina. The lawsuit filed on behalf of Jane Doe […]
Post by Judy Dutton. With the holidays fast approaching, you've probably been mulling over what gift to get for your child's teacher -- that's pretty par for the course. Yet beyond that, there are many people in your kids' lives who pull hard to keep them safe, happy, and engaged at school, yet are often overlooked. Show More Summary
When Kean University commissioned and paid for a state of the art conference table which set them back a massive $219,000, many students and some teachers were shocked however grand the new table might be. The table, which is 22-feet...Show More Summary
Body art is practiced in all world cultures. Here, a survey of designs from Maori facial engravings to prison tattoos to gay pride ink. Whether it's the Sanskrit Om symbol tattooed on a yoga teacher's back, the '50s pin-up girl inked...Show More Summary
Who do your children belong to: you, or the state? One Texas mother got a disturbing lesson from her daughter’s kindergarten teacher in what our children are being taught in
Teachers’ unions have made the overuse of standardized testing one of their primary issues for many years now. They have ramped up the pressure, calling them “toxic,” among other frightening names. Even the staunchest defenders of standardized testing admit they are limited in what they can tell us about students, teachers and schools. So how […]
Jenna, Community Television Producer & Derek, Teacher One sentence sum-up of the Wedding Vibe: Our favourite type of Saturday night, with fancy clothes. Soundtrack for reading: “Home Sweet Home” by Strumbellas http://apracticalwedding.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/The-Strumbellas-Home-Sweet-Home-Drum-Playthrough.mp3 Other...Show More Summary
A machine could—theoretically—replace teachers in places where schools are scarce. Seven months after terrorists kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, many local students are afraid to go to school. In other parts of the country, children don't go to school because schools don't exist; cities and villages can't afford enough teachers. Show More Summary
An 11 year-old Mexican girl decided to collect signatures calling for the resignation of the president of her country, Enrique Peña Nieto, due to his handling of the disappearance of 43 trainee school teachers.
Really?!? Texas Teacher Bribes Student With Good Grades For Sex Via The Smoking Gun reports: A Texas high school teacher charged with having sex with a female student gave the girl a “written contract” stating that he would give
My favorite composition teacher in college exhorted us to 1) know whose story you are telling, and 2) to get out of the way of the story. One of the many reasons I have not talked about Chris was exactly that: I don’t know if the story should be mine or his when you write a remembrance; it [...]
Last Sunday I went to the Rockaway Theatre Company where blogger Norm Scott was in a production of Damn Yankees. It was wonderful, with really impressive singing and music. The orchestra was mostly teachers and students, and there were also a lot of teachers in the cast. Show More Summary
People, in a move designed to broaden their appeal, decided that this year they would expand the Sexiest Man title to include men who did things for a living other than work at being sexy. It's a noble effort, and in the sexy teacher department, it brought us this guy. Photo credit: John Arsenault Meet Nicholas Ferroni. Show More Summary
She won't let this be their last dance
The sexual abuse of students at Miramonte Elementary School was creepy beyond measure, involving a "game" in which third-graders were blindfolded and fed cookies tainted with their teacher's semen. But the astonishing $139-million legal settlement — on top of an earlier $30-million...
Some teachers aren't having it.
Student films physical education teacher dragging high school student to swimming pool. The post Phys Ed Teacher Filmed Dragging Student Into Pool appeared first on The Good Men Project.
In a review of three recent books on education, Jonathan Zimmerman argues that “the biggest insult to the intelligence of American teachers is the idea that their intelligence doesn’t matter”: “The teaching of A, B, C, and the multiplication table has no quality of sacredness in it,” Horace Mann said in 1839. Instead of focusing […]
Tiger Woods' new swing coach -- sorry, consultant -- Chris Como is an unconventional kind of teacher. He relies on biomechanics, in which he's pursuing a Masters degree, to inform the techniques he recommends for his students. Apparently,...Show More Summary