This was an opportunity that teachers crave for every year. They are teaching an Advanced Placement class focused on the world of poetry, and a student brings in a poem that catches their eye, hoping to discuss how the given poet uses language in his work. Show More Summary
STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) -- Metro Atlanta school officials have voted to fire a teacher accused of letting students have sex in a storage closet in his classroom. DeKalb County schools officials said Friday that the officials voted to...Show More Summary
Recently I accomplished a goal that I've been trying to achieve for a long while - I finally got certified to be a yoga teacher. I went to a studio and went through a 12 week long yoga immersion. I was so happy with the wide variety of knowledge and experience that this process gave to me, but this is only just the beginning of my yoga journey. Show More Summary
Sometimes the most important moments in our lives take place when we’re not even present. For George Mumford, a Newton-based mindfulness teacher, one such moment took place in 1993, at the Omega Institute, a holistic learning center in Rhinebeck, New York.SOMETIMES THE MOST IMPORTANT MOMENTS in our lives take place when we’re not even present. Show More Summary
How people introduce themselves is always interesting. When I was living in Washington DC, people introduced themselves as "hi my name is ____, and I work for ____." As an educator, people often introduce themselves as "hi my name is...Show More Summary
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) paid a man $3.5 million to stay quiet about a sexual relationship from when Hastert was a high school teacher, according to multiple reports on Friday. The reports of Hastert's conduct came...Show More Summary
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct during his time as a high school wrestling coach and history teacher, ABC News has learned from sources with knowledge of the case. Associates and former colleagues...Show More Summary
Earlier today, we mentioned the possibility that former Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert's indictment stemmed from his attempt to cover up past misconduct by paying someone $3.5 million to stay quiet.
The million-dollar payment that led to former House speaker Dennis Hastert's indictment was made to conceal sexual abuse Hastert allegedly committed during his time as a high school teacher and coach, the Los Angeles Times reports. Hastert...Show More Summary
A Prince William County substitute teacher was arrested for a drug crime — after teaching for just eight days.The newly hired 21-year-old was arrested Friday and charged with possession of a narcotic with intent to distribute it. Police said they believe the drug was cocaine.Read full article >>
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In 1906, William F. White, a mathematics instructor at the State Normal School, in New Paltz, New York, wrote an article for American Education, a periodical for teachers, titled “Reviews Before and After Vacation.” In it, he soughtShow More Summary
You had great science teachers in school, but why stop there? Follow these fantastic educators on Twitter. The post The Amazing Science Teachers You Wish You Had in School appeared first on WIRED.
Chinese Teacher Executed For Molesting 26 Girls China’s top court said it has executed a primary school teacher found guilty of raping or sexually abusing 26 girls. Li Jishun had committed the crimes between 2011 and 2012 while teac...
The London Evening Standard and the Jewish Chronicle are reporting that an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group in North London has banned women from driving their children to school. A group of teachers and rabbis reportedly sent out a letter...Show More Summary
Case underscores the vulnerability of rural children left behind by parents seeking jobs in cities
Virginia educator, 34, is being probed over before/after photos MAY 29--Police are investigating a Virginia high school teacher who allegedly showed several students before and after photos of her breast iPhone Search Warrant read m...
Out of the mouths of babes comes some very creepy stuff. I imagine being a teacher must be like constantly negotiating with brain-fevered LSD addicts. You don't understand how they see the world and they sure as hell don't understand your rules and logic. Show More Summary
For children who grow up facing adversity in their home, their path out is often lit by a teacher. I have spent tens of thousands of hours interviewing and reading the stories of those who grew up facing adversity in their childhood home. Show More Summary