Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tag: Teachers

Teachers Are Making More Headlines In 2018. Here Is Why

Although technically not over yet, summer is behind us. And with September comes students and teachers back at school. But this year might be different for...

The GOP Tax Plan: ‘Teachers, Give Your Deductions To Your Corporate...

Even if the rumors about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' impending resignation are true, the attack upon America's teachers is just getting started. The Supreme Court...

NEW: Republicans Plan To Weaken National Teacher Training (VIDEO)

The Republican Congress is wasting no time in undoing many of the actions taken by the Obama administration. They are planning to use a...

Kansas School District Bans Safety Pins Over Non-Existent ‘Disruptions’ After Election...

After President-elect Donald Trump was announced the winner, many of us who are in minority groups were (and still are) afraid to voice their...

Teacher Of The Year Winners Are Crossing A Line To Denounce...

Generally, teachers are expected to hide their political leanings in class. It can be seen as discriminatory if they favor the students who agree...

‘Welcome To The 4th Grade’ — New Teacher’s Catchy Music Video...

Walking into his first year teaching, Dwayne Reed recorded the most adorable greeting for his new Stenson Elementary School, fourth grade class. With today’s school...

A Southern Pastor: Teaching Me

There are moments for each of us which define our lives: who we are, what we do, what we stand for, and how we...

Scott Walker Still Bad At Analogies, Compares Teachers to Packers (VIDEO)

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) knows that if there's one topic that brings the citizens of Wisconsin together, it's the Green Bay Packers. Gov....

WATCH: A Teacher Responds After Almost Losing A Student To Suicide

Teachers experience a very special type of closeness with their students. They spend 6 to 7 hours a day with the kids, which is...

Chicago Teachers Strike In Desperate Hope Of Increasing Education Budget

Chicago Teacher's Union (CTU) members have been working since June 30, 2015 without a contract. They have not received the salary increases mandated in their previous contract. Chicago...

Students Aren’t The Only Ones Facing Online Abuse In Our Schools

There is disturbing news of teachers' online abuse by both pupils and parents, showing that the level has spiraled out of control. More than half of...

State Drops Bill Mandating Teacher Education On Social Activities With Students

Alabama State Senator Cam Ward has dropped a bill, the Educator-Student Interaction Training Act, that would require teachers to have one hour of training...

Detroit Teachers Deserve Respect

As a proud graduate of Detroit Public Schools, I take the recent sick outs personally. I stand with Detroit teachers in fighting against work...

Simple Process Helps Make Children More Successful

Many parents read anything and everything about bringing children up the right way. All sorts of facts and statistics are taken as gospel, even if...

Crazed NY Principal Forbids Teachers To Sit, Removes Furniture From Classrooms

In an apparent bout of madness, a New York Principal ordered all school furniture to be thrown out onto the street -- including chairs,...

Here Is The Thought Process Of A Pre-K Teacher In Lockdown

After every school shooting, we do our lip-service assessment of gun control, school safety, and what freedom truly means. The NRA argues that if...

Hillary Clinton Campaign Gets HUGE NEWS With This Endorsement

President of the National Education Association, Lily Eskelsen Garcia, just announced that the nation's biggest labor union will endorse Hillary Clinton for President. In...

Chris Christie: I Will Punch The Teacher’s Union ‘In The Face’...

Well, it certainly appears that Chris Christie doesn't want any teachers to vote for him, doesn't it? The New Jersey Governor and 2016 GOP Presidential...

Epic Dance Video Pranks Middle School Students

Earlier this week I wrote about the now-famous Portsmouth High School graduation ceremony where the students performed a surprise flash mob to Taylor...

Teaching Students In Radical Brilliant New Ways: The Ron Clark Academy

This is one of the most inspirational stories I've seen in quite some time. There is a middle school in Atlanta, Georgia called the...