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May 10, 2013
May 09, 2013
According to Gawker, this high school student who tells off his history teacher is from Duncanville, Texas. The speech he gives on his way out the door, above his teacher's impassive "Bye"s, is both harsh and unpredictably eloquent.
May 07, 2013
While teacher salaries continued to increase on average during the economic downturn, they did so at a much slower pace, according to a new study from NCTQ.
May 06, 2013
To honor educators this week, the Carnegie Corporation has launched a photo-sharing site on the art of great teaching.
May 03, 2013
In an encore to American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten's speech in New York City this week, which called for a moratorium on high stakes linked to common-core testing, the union released the results of a poll on how members perceive the new standards.
May 02, 2013
According to NBC News, a school in Roxbury, Mass., has seen positive effects--at least in terms of academics and school culture--from cutting back on school security, and using those funds to up arts instruction.
April 30, 2013
Ben Orlin, a high school math teacher in Oakland, Calif., has advice for fellow math teachers trying to reach their struggling students: Experience math failure for yourselves.
April 30, 2013
This morning, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten gave a speech in New York City in which she called for a moratorium on high stakes associated with the impending common-core tests.
April 29, 2013
In a significant moment in professional sports history, Jason Collins, a 12-year veteran of the NBA, came out today as the first openly gay male athlete in a major U.S. team sport--and in doing so offered a charge to teachers.
April 24, 2013
Obscure but interesting factoid alert: Did you know that the highest scoring player in the history of professional indoor lacrosse is high school math teacher?