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Why You Should Urge Your Child's Teacher to Have Classroom Yoga Breaks

Meryl Davids Landau | Posted 02.01.2017 | Education
Meryl Davids Landau

When my kids were in Montessori elementary school, I used to teach yoga as part of PE. But when I heard that yoga expert Louise Goldberg advocates for...

SO-IL, BCJ Collaborate in California

J. Michael Welton | Posted 12.26.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

A collaboration between two of the nation's most innovative architecture firms - and one of the most well-known builders - has solved a one-of-a kind ...

Why We Should Be Designing Our Schools The Same Way We Design Today's Offices

Peter Hutton | Posted 12.20.2016 | Education
Peter Hutton

One afternoon about six years ago, I was entering the school (Beaver Country Day School) and passing some Middle School (grades 6-8) classrooms.For so...

When Your Daughter is the Only Jew in Her Class

Galina Nemirovsky | Posted 12.05.2016 | Parents
Galina Nemirovsky

My daughter came home from school the Monday after Thanksgiving to find her classroom delightfully decorated by her teacher, whom she adores. There wa...

Not Going To Get Over It

Em Powers Hunter | Posted 11.15.2016 | Politics
Em Powers Hunter

I can teach my students to think critically, question, participate, care, and create a better world. I can share inspiration and truth that will cut through rhetoric and deception. Words have good and bad ways.

Using Technology to Empower Students (and Their Teachers and Parents, Too)

NationSwell | Posted 11.01.2016 | Impact

Elisabeth Stock has always been driven to work toward a more just world. It was what led her to volunteer as a teacher for the Peace Corps in West Afr...

Back To School Beauty : Splurge Or Save?

Kendall Pope | Posted 09.16.2016 | College
Kendall Pope

College is a time to learn all about money management. There's books to buy, pizza to eat, beer to drink and at some point you have to learn which of those three to save your money on.

College Students Are Still Recycling These Same Excuses for Skipping Class

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 09.08.2016 | College
Stephanie R. Caudle

Every past or present college student has lied a time or two in order to get out of attending class. Even the brightest of students have their moment ...

The Classroom

S. F. Siddiqui | Posted 08.30.2016 | Education
S. F. Siddiqui

Today, on the cusp of a new school year, I can't wait to be back in the classroom, engrossed by evocative details, fluid sentences, and literary analysis. The darker the outside world seems, the more I want to shut myself in and obsess over thesis statements and comma splices.

Our Curative Breath

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.09.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We can wake ourselves up by increasing our oxygen level by breathing deeply. Or conversely, we can put ourselves to sleep with a kind of meditation of shallow breathing, and repeating silently the words to the rhythmic "in" and "out" like a mantra.

10 Misconceptions Teachers Should Know About Children Who Are Hard Of Hearing

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 08.09.2016 | Education
Janice S. Lintz

Hearing loss is a spectrum. The child may hear some but not all sounds. A child should have their hearing tested who has delayed speech, responds to sounds inconsistently, is inattentive, displays behavioral changes or responds incorrectly to simple basic questions.

6 Tips for Teachers Headed Back To The Classroom

Dayna Steele | Posted 07.28.2016 | Education
Dayna Steele

In the Classroom: 101 Ways to Rock Your World was written as a gift to teachers -- new ones and the ones who have been in the trenches for years. Where would anyone of us be without a teacher at some point in our lives?

History The Great Teacher... Reflections on Last Week's Tragedy

Carol J. Carter | Posted 07.13.2016 | Education
Carol J. Carter

CLIFTON L. TAULBERT ...but as a people, we have been tardy. We have been absent! We have not gone to class as we should. It is in the classroom as...

Knock-Out Teacher Burn-Out

Owen Griffith | Posted 07.12.2016 | Education
Owen Griffith

Get through the school year with a smile.

Know Your Worth

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 07.05.2016 | Women
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I have an absolutely amazing older son. When my ex-husband left, Eli was there to help pick up the pieces. When I had my emotional collapse, again Eli came to the hospital everyday and even now continues to keep a close eye on me.

The Crucial Need to Expand the Non-White Teacher Pipeline

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 06.10.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Students of color constitute a majority in our schools but teachers of color constitute only 18 percent of their faculties.

Clueless in Class

Tom Kramer | Posted 06.08.2016 | Comedy
Tom Kramer

School recently ended for lots of kids. It ended for me years ago...and some of my former teachers might tell you it ended for me while I was in schoo...

The Impact of MOOCs Over the Next Twenty Years

Quora | Posted 05.17.2016 | Education

Are MOOCs the future of education in 20 years or an intermediate thing? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling ...

Be Mentally Aware

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 04.18.2016 | Education
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

"The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another." - William James Is anyone else climbing into this boat and dr...

Don't Count the Numbers

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 04.18.2016 | Education
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I was so angry. How could anyone just give up on a child because of a number! Let me back up. Way back to this past summer. Bear with me. I tutor du...

Social Apps in Education

Suren Ramasubbu | Posted 03.22.2016 | Education
Suren Ramasubbu

The use of social-media for socialization and as a pastime (to the extent of "wasting time") is well known. But considering that many social media app...

Remembering T. J. Bowman and the Trailer Classroom

Randy Turner | Posted 03.01.2016 | Education
Randy Turner

T. J. Bowman wasn't the first Diamond, Missouri Middle School student I met as I prepared for my first year as a classroom teacher. That dubious hono...

When You're The Only Black Kid In Class During Black History Month

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 02.23.2016 | Black Voices

Being the only black kid in a class full of white faces is not fun, especially during Black History Month. In a new video, YouTube personality Akilah ...

My Love/Hate Relationship With Teaching

Jess Kapp | Posted 02.18.2017 | Education
Jess Kapp

Teaching. So many things have been said about teaching. "Good teachers know how to bring out the best in students." "A good teacher can inspire hop...

As A Teacher, This Is What I Regret Most

Linda DeMers Hummel | Posted 02.05.2017 | Education
Linda DeMers Hummel

This is the life of a teacher. Once in a while, you get stories like the one Marcus is telling me. He is all grown up, with children of his own. But he still remembers what you said. You write a long apology back, and you hope maybe he will forgive you.