A teacher from Treviso, Italy identified only as Anita can breathe a sigh of relief. Following an investigation, school officials have decided to let the tutor keep her job despite the fact that scandalous pictures of her have leaked onto … More » The post Teacher from Treviso Avoids Getting Fired for Scandalous Past appeared first on EveryJoe.
Now, more than ever before, education is a nuanced and contentious subject in political and social discourse. Teacher unions, standardized testing, excessively high college tuitions and more have become central points of discussion when...Show More Summary
Newsflash: Kazzy is not a mommy. But he is a teacher. Which means he knows exactly how difficult certain things are.
AFT, as the lead corporate union where teachers send their hard earned money to be wasted, is busy preparing for the expected return to Washington of the neoliberal poster couple, Hillary and Bill Clinton. Part of that massive task is...Show More Summary
Episode Description: Diane Musho Hamilton is a Zen teacher and conflict mediator. In this episode she joins host Vincent Horn to explore some of the themes from her first book Everything is Workable: A Zen Approach to Conflict Resolution. Show More Summary
It's hard to find a more useful, far-ranging, and long-running blog than the one California teacher Larry Ferlazzo has been running the last eight years. And so its easy for me to wish him a hearty Eighth Anniversary (just a few weeks late!). Show More Summary
A sixth grade teacher has been placed on paid administrative leave after a video recording of a nearly seven-minute long profanity-laced lecture was captured by a 12-year-old student. Not only did the lecture contain numerous curse words, perhaps more shockingly, it also referenced the size of the teacher’s penis. Show More Summary
More children are showing up at school hungry, so says a new survey.
We recently wrote about a substitute teacher in Columbus, Ohio who was convicted of a felony—four counts of disseminating matter harmful to juveniles, specifically—after showing the horror anthology film The ABCs Of Death to a series of five high-school Spanish classes. Show More Summary
Episode Description: Lisa Ernst is an artist and meditation teacher in the Zen and Vipassana traditions. She leads the One Dharma Nashville Community that draws from the wisdom traditions of Zen, Vipassana, and Tibetan Buddhism. In this...Show More Summary
Andres Rodriguez Jr., now 63 years old, moved to New York City from Puerto Rico when he was a child, in 1960. He didn’t speak a word of English. The kindness of a single teacher at the first school in which he was enrolled changed his life, and all these years later he remains grateful. […]
TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE! (CONT’D): Former special-ed teacher admits sex crimes. “Former Corona special-ed teacher Summer Hansen is expected to get a 3-year jail sentence when she returns to Riverside Superior Court April 3rd. She pleaded guilty Friday to 16 sex-related crimes involving five underage boys when they were students at Centennial High School.”
For his Cuba special, Conan went to a Spanish class to find out the translations to “My name is Conan”, “I am America’s biggest star” and more. His teacher was quite patient, and if you don’t agree with that, well then that’s your suitcase.
There are plenty of schools with computers. But find a teacher with tech industry experience and you’ve found a “unicorn,” says a school director who wants to introduce kids to the language of coding. Lyel Resner, director of K-12 curriculum … Read more ›
Having unloaded its headquarters building in Boston for a cool $9.85 million last year, the Massachusetts Teachers Association will be moving its operations to the nearby city of Quincy. The union signed a long-term lease for 46,000 square feet at Heritage Landing. “The MTA is very excited about our new headquarters in Quincy,” said Ann Clarke, […]
Chemistry teacher Jamshed Javeed has been given a nine-year sentence for preparing to commit terrorist acts.
In New York, where schooling is a competitive blood sport, parents will not abide frivolous experimentation with the status quo. At P.S. 116 in Kips Bay, teachers have stopped assigning take-home worksheets, instead encouraging kids to do dumb, unimportant stuff like "play" and "spend quality time with your parents." You... More »
A tip for teachers: Be sure to watch the movie before you show it to students. As a former Ohio substitute teacher at Columbus' East High School has learned, not doing so could land you in jail. Yesterday, a judge sentenced long-term temp Sheila Kearns to three years of probation,...
A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a high school class was sentenced on Wednesday to 90 days in jail. Sheila Kearns, who was convicted in January of four felony counts, apologized...Show More Summary