Five Twitter Chats That Will Make You a Better Educator

Twitter Chats to Make You a Better Educator

Edmund Adjapong shares how educators can use Twitter chats as a free resource to learn and grow in their professional development.

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Wants Everyone to Love Learning


This past Sunday marked the premier of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, a show that hopes to spark a new generation of explorers with a hunger for knowledge.

Will Teaching Require Hazard Pay? One Teacher’s Confession.


The fear of school shootings has forced one teacher to quit the profession she loves most.

Mark Twain, the Depth


Professor Bobkoff is not returning to campus this fall, but his daughter will never forget what he taught her.

55 Years in School: And So It Stands

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Can you miss a building almost as much as the people within? Perhaps.

Smile and Nod


Sometimes it just makes life easier.

55 Years in School: One Million Five Hundred Thousand


A Holocaust exhibit in The Hall of Tolerance is one way Carl Bosch’s school is changing the world one student at a time.

“What Teachers Make” by Slam Poet and Education Advocate Taylor Mali

What Do You Make?

Taylor Mali answers back.

100 Words: Others’ Needs

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You know my mom was in a very bad accident recently and they don’t know whether she’ll return home, yesterday they arrested my dad…

Every Day Is Teacher Appreciation Day

Teacher Appreciation Day

Teacher Pat Brothwell shares some tragically funny comments from his students.

My Son Loved His First Year of Preschool. The Second? Not So Much.

MY Son Loved Preschool by author

Aly Windsor wonders when to be the ‘fixer’ and when to leave that to her son.

Just What Side is His Bread Buttered On?

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JJ Vincent hears the constant barrage of jokes about jobs and gays and straights and stereotypes. Time to bust some myths.

The Problem With Teachers in Movies


Sometimes I think the only accurate thing about teachers on film is that in real life we’re often the punch line as well.

Want to Know Why Students Are Disrespectful in School? Let’s Listen to a Student.

Engineering Interns from the districk go back to high school

Tommy Raskin looks at the issues that he sees as spawning disrespect in school.

One Thing Every Classroom and Family Could Do Without (Video)


How we use shame to manage children and why we need to stop.

You Have My Word

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After watching the movie Bully, Larry Bernstein vows to do everything he can to help stop bullying. What will you do?