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Poorly ventilated classrooms impair decision making

Have you ever felt mentally dull in overcrowded classrooms? This explains it. I find this particularly disturbing in relation to trends tow…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Oct 17, 2012

PA laws target schools unfairly in privitization giveaway

One State's Poor Excuse for Funneling Taxpayer Cash to Private Schools As a retired Pennsylvania teacher, I have nothing but shame here. PA…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Aug 21, 2012

The Endowment Effect

How would you feel about teacher incentives that gave you an up front bonus, but if the expected improvement in student achievement didn't…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Aug 12, 2012

Political Attacks on Teachers are the New Misogeny

The New Misogyny: What It Means for Teachers and Classrooms The vilification of K-12 teachers is part and parcel of the growing misogyny we…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Jul 31, 2012
Reply by Steph S.

Climate Change and Ozone Depletion

When I was still teaching biology, I tried to get my students to distinguish between Climate Change and Ozone Depletion. Now, it seems, tho…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jul 27, 2012

Presentation technique

High school and college teachers are most often presenters. Here's a short video on presentation technique from business that is directly a…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jun 28, 2012

Texas GOP platform opposes teaching critical thinking skills

Spanking School Children? The 5 Weirdest Things on the Texas GOP Platform We've come to expect Texas Republican opposition to evolution and…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jun 28, 2012

Dilemma - student asking for prayer

Hello everyone, I am having trouble figuring out how to respond to this student and and seeking advice. I teach online to college students…

Started by skepticmom

6 Jun 17, 2012
Reply by skepticmom

stories from teachers on addressing religious questions in the public school classroom

Hi, I am teaching 7th and 8th graders at a rural school and am just wondering how other teachers handle questions of religion coming up in…

Started by Franny K

1 Jun 16, 2012
Reply by Scott Ward

Stop Corporal Punishment in American Public Schools

I had no idea until a few days ago that American public schools still have legal corporal punishment in 19 states.  In all 50 states it is…

Started by Earther

2 May 4, 2012
Reply by Earther

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