Chris Bernholdt: The Things You Gain

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

Teaching Fatherhood

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Eric Olofson prepares young men for the most difficult, rewarding, and transformative experience most of them will have in their entire lives.

Eric Olofson: Close to Home

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

Mozart in the Morning

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Writer and teacher Jane Wohl tries to come to terms with the Boston Marathon Bombing in this elegaic poem.

Self-care: A Missing Component of Teacher Development

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Schools and school systems must provide the space necessary for educators to take care of themselves – or risk losing them.

What is a Teacher Leader? What Should it Be?

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Teachers have long wanted a say in how schools operate, but the system as a whole hasn’t been prepared to accommodate their voices. That may be changing.

Education Call for Submissions

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Introducing The Good Men Project’s newly appointed education editor, Christian M. Lyons, and his call for submissions.

Does the Education Reform Movement Create Psychopaths?

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Is the current economic system bringing out the worst in us? William Boyle takes a look at education reform measures.

Phys Ed Teacher Filmed Dragging Student Into Pool

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Student films physical education teacher dragging high school student to swimming pool.

Robin Williams Inspired Me To Teach

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On the death of a great artist.

Only in This Room: Lessons from an Art Teacher

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Seth Thomas profiles a long-time art teacher whose influence has gone far beyond his classroom.

To the Teacher I Yelled ‘Suck It’ To: I’m Sorry!

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To all the teachers in Philly who crossed my path from kindergarten to graduation, I have two words for you: Thank you!

Men Conversing Rationally, Something Needed More In Online Comments Sections

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When a female teacher gives a fifteen year old a lap dance, you’d expect the news story itself to be the most disturbing part. You would be wrong.

School Board Lets Trans Teacher Keep Her Job

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For once, there’s a happy ending to a story about ignorant parents attacking a transgender teacher: the school board of Lumberton, Texas has decided to stand by Laura Jane Klug, and returned her to her duties in the school system.

What You Learn When Teaching For America

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Teach for America corp member, Martin Byrne, discovers his true potential with the help of 40 Cleveland students.

Without Rain There Can Be No Rainbows

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Rural New Zealand, 2003. An excerpt from Ryan Chin’s book about the importance of role models.