Former Lincoln High School teacher, Meredith Powell, has been sentenced to six months in prison for reportedly having sex with two of her students. She was also accused of “sexting” with a third student. On Friday, August 29 Powell appeared before Judge Frank Cuthbertson in Pierce County Superior Court for sentencing, reports KOMO Seattle. Show More Summary
Benjamin Traub, a sad-eyed German boy born in 1914, was considered a bright child by his parents and called gifted by his teachers. But a schizophrenia diagnosis at the age of 16 put him on a path that would end in a Nazi gas chamber,...Show More Summary
As technology changes at an astounding rate, and given how many people are making how-to tutorials in video and print, making how-to tutorials has fallen by the wayside. Why bother making a tutorial for teachers if you can just findShow More Summary
Earlier this week, a colleague in Texas asked, Does anyone have suggestions for a book study that includes tech integration, instructional practices and is research based? The study is geared for teachers and administrators. Image Source:...Show More Summary
“Margarita,” asks Ms. Nuñez, third grade bilingual teacher, “cual de estos te gustaría compartir con el mundo hoy? What work would you like to share with the world today?” Margarita smiles and holds up her Día de Los Muertos poster. Ms. Show More Summary
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund — even if she's convicted.
It's been a little while since our last dispatch from notorious "Horndog High" James Madison High School, but a Catholic school in Staten Island may be in contention to take the moniker from it. According to a report in the Post today,...Show More Summary
If you're a teacher, you're about to feel a little more appreciated. It seems like there are student discounts everywhere, but they aren't the only ones who need to stretch their dollars. See also: 10 Hilarious Graduation Speeches That Won't Put You to Sleep Many places that offer student discounts also offer the same discount to teachers. Show More Summary
Yesterday I was in a truck stop outside Albany, buying important supplies like the Oreo cookies my daughter demanded to make the last leg of our trip home. The young woman behind the counter started talking about how long the hours were at that particular job. Show More Summary
A.J. O’Connell is an author, teacher and journalist with 10 years of experience covering education and culture for local newspapers. This article is excerpted from “The Blogging Entrepreneurs Using Online Classes To Engage Audiences” on the SkilledUp blog. Show More Summary
"They don't tolerate what we tolerate," she said several times. What is it HSA doesn't tolerate? According to my co-worker: disruptive children and parents who don't play an active role in their child's education. — Brian Jones "Jack,"...Show More Summary
OF COURSE. JERRY BROWN IS OWNED BY THE UNIONS. California appeals teacher tenure ruling. Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California’s teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or raise the standards for obtaining them. [...]
A new school shooting study has placed the brunt of the blame not on bullying but on student-teacher conflict. According to a study funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, researchers at Freie Universität Berlin performed a systematic literature search of all available school shooting study research. Show More Summary
Allegations that a gym teacher had a lurid affair with a student at a Staten Island parochial school are under investigation, police sources said Saturday.
We’ve been waiting for real school reform like this for over a decade. Universal pre-K, after-school for middle-schoolers, community schools and respect for parents and teachers is a formula that will help students succeed.
After the massacre at Sandy Hook, seventh-grade teacher Celisa Edwards began obsessing over how to keep her students safe. Now she’s created a safety tool to stop them from getting
Across America, it is back-to-school time for students... and teachers. Within the next week or so, virtually all of the elementary and secondary schools on traditional schedules will be back into the classroom, and summer vacation gives...Show More Summary
back to school time is fun for me as a Mom- I get to go shopping, which I love, for new school clothes for the kids, and even the supplies
Both of my parents were teachers, and for as long as I can remember they both encouraged me to do something in life that would help others. I figured being a doctor would be the most obvious way to do that, but growing up around a pair of teachers must’ve rubbed off on me. Show More Summary
A Kentucky middle school teacher has been indicted on a felony charge of prohibited acts related to a controlled substance after being accused of having her drug dealer bring cocaine to her on school property. This is why you don't mix business and pleasure. Or schoolkids and hard drugs, whichever. Read more...