My son Ben’s language arts teacher emailed one morning this winter to tell me she is leaving Ben’s school. I feel sick, but I don’t blame her. Three of Ben’s middle school teachers have left in the past year. North Carolina???s intentional assault on public education is working. Show More Summary
Parents of children taught by convicted perv and former teacher Richard Hovan came to support him as he faced the possibility of prison.
KENILWORTH, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie got into a heated exchange over pensions with a public school teacher at a town hall meeting Tuesday that was marked by frequent outbursts from protesters. Christie, a Republican...Show More Summary
A Los Angeles Unified School District teacher was convicted Monday of stabbing his wife and leaving her to die on the pavement outside a West Hills home, authorities said. After deliberating for about 2-1/2 hours, a jury found Michael...Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been complaining on the campaign trail about the "dual taxation" of city residents, stating at last week's debate that "Chicago is the only municipality that pays twice for teachers' pensions: one for our teachers and the one for Schaumburg, Naperville, Peoria, downstate,...
After a crazy weekend of press from the likes of The Telegraph, where he was declared a hot math teacher, Pietro Boselli stopped by his London agency Models 1 for new photos. All smiles, the Italian model is in a great mood following his recent surge in popularity. The post Pietro Boselli Poses for New Pictures appeared first on The Fashionisto.
“How do I know if I’m meditating right?” –Every Yogi Kenneth Folk: Something I think a lot about is the pedagogy of enlightenment, because I am trained as a teacher and I am a teacher by nature, and I have always been a teacher—teaching one thing or another. And so when I look at how […] The post The Feedback Loop: Staying on Track appeared first on Buddhist Geeks.
New York State United Teachers is formally encouraging parents to “opt out” their children from the state’s standardized tests, and AFT president Randi Weingarten is applauding those efforts. I agree with them. Why should students have to endure something so pointless and ineffective? But why stop there? Here are 10 more activities that should be […]
Written by Rosemary Strembicki I spend a lot of time with 3-year-olds. They are my companions, playmates and most of all, my teachers. Seeing the world through their eyes and observing their reactions to everyday life has provided me with a perspective that I had lost over the past 60 years. Show More Summary
Prosecutors allege former English teacher Brianne Altice had sex with an underage student while she was out on bail over incidents with two other students
TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE! (CONT’D): Or, well, something. Cops: Teacher Had ‘Secret’ Thing With 11-Year-Old; Geraldine Alcorn allegedly planned to run away with her student.
Allan Ishac talks about the one thing young men desperately need from fathers, mentors, and teachers. The post The One Thing Every Young Man Needs From You Right Now appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Every school classroom seems to have a class clown. The nightmare of most teachers, we know very little about what happens to them when they enter the world of work, home, and community. When they grow up, these “wits” or jokesters can also create havoc to the other adults who inhabit their world.
Bob Lenz said: Teachers have long struggled with the tension between breadth and depth. It’s a hard choice, hard enough that we are tempted to avoid it, dismiss it as a false choice, or contend that it is a dilemma we can dissolve through tinkering. Maybe we don’t have to choose between covering a lot [...]
"Looking back on a frenetic first year, Fariña talks about recentralizing control under regional superintendents, addressing parents’ concerns about overtesting, encouraging more sharing of ideas among teachers and schools, and avoiding...Show More Summary
A Utah judge has ordered a teacher accused of sex with students to stand separate trials for each case. Brianne Altice, 35, is charged with sexually abusing three male students at Davis High School in Kaysville. She was first arrested...Show More Summary
Finally. A story about a teacher who is not sleeping with his students. Although many probably wish he were! Pietro Boselli, a 26-year old former teaching assistant and lecturer at University College London, went viral this week after...Show More Summary
A woman attending a bar mitzvah in Arizona exposed her breasts, which had recently been surgically augmented, to a group of 7 teen boys in a private room. Read the rest
There’s some very interesting public testimony by Luke Flynt, a Florida English teacher. At the end of the post, I’ve included the video–it’s short and very clear (maybe because Flynt is a professional teacher. Just saying). But his testimony about … Continue reading ?