Karen Klein, the elderly school bus monitor who was verbally assaulted by a number of students from Athena Middle School in Greece, New York, spoke with several local news outlets today after a video of the shocking incident went viral.
For the past two months, one of my favorite reads has been Never Seconds, a blog started by 9-year-old Martha Payne of western Scotland to document the unappealing, non-nutritious lunches she was being served in her public primary school...
No matter how much preparation and mentoring you have received, you are building the plane as you fly it. To make sure you don't crash and/or burn (yes, pun intended!), I put together some hard-learned lessons from my experience as a new teacher.
Learning styles—the notion that each student has a particular mode by which he or she learns best, whether it’s visual, auditory or some other sense—is enormously popular. It’s also been thoroughly debunked.
I certainly don't want to push anyone to come out to their students if that person isn't ready. But I do want to talk about some of the reasons to come out, and to talk about ways to make it less risky.