National Teacher Appreciation Week

Education
SM: What advice would you give a new principal? NM: Principals are often faced with situations that require them to make
Good News
We've all had some sort of mentor who left a major mark on our life. Someone who helped turn us from a learner into a … master
Parents
Happy National Teacher Appreciation Day!
Education
When actor Alan Rickman died earlier this year, teens around the globe mourned the character he brought to life for us, perhaps
Home & Living
While we were busy taking trips to the beach and planning evening BBQ's, the new school year was sneaking up on us, and it's almost here! Before you or your child gets a panic attack though, take a breath and check out some ways you can prepare your family for going back to school.
Education
If it wasn't for them, I would not be graduating from DePauw University in 18 days. While in high school, they offered me so much guidance in my academic life, but even more impactful was the guidance they offered in my personal life.
Education
Imagine being a teacher and walking into the chemistry lab only to see the room engulfed with the sight of black smoke and the smell of burnt oil due to a chemistry reaction gone wrong.
Education
She is a gift to every student blessed with the opportunity to be in her class. I will be eternally grateful that my son was privileged enough to have such an extraordinary role model in his life.
Education
I came from a very poor family, on public assistance, and family life was exceedingly dysfunctional. I started 4th grade a day late. I walked into a class full of children I did not know, but it did not matter -- school was my safe place. And Mrs. Harrison was my shelter.
Good News
5. "Under her wing, I learned that it's OK to be a female that kicks ass. … Entering a room is a lot easier now; I no longer
Education
Kelly is the type of educator who calls attention to the aspects of society most people would like to pretend do not exist; the type of educator who cares deeply for her students and their success. Kelly is the type of educator who changes the world, student by student.
Education
I couldn't be more grateful for the teachers who have entered my life and helped to shape me into the person I am.
Education
Teachers are important and have the extreme ability to change a person's life. Mr. Macpherson is a true example of this.
Education
Now I teach every day. I draw my own squiggles around headings, and I have that same poster of Stevie Wonder on my classroom wall because it makes me smile.
Education
I am who I am because of the teacher who went the extra mile with me. I will forever be indebted to "J.Hunt," the teacher-turned-counselor-turned-best-friend. Like her, I look forward to devoting my career to working to help impact my students as much as she has impacted me.
Education
Through various eccentric projects, like producing a radio show modeled after scenes from Shakespeare plays or constructing a raft similar to the one used by Huckleberry Finn, Mr. Morris created a world that felt exclusive to his particular classroom
Education
I firmly believe that without Lisa, the negative education statistics that plague Latino communities would have become my sobering reality. Instead, Lisa was one of the first people who recognized my potential and instilled in me a passion for learning.
Education
At the end of every period, he read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn out loud -- so that by the end of the year, we'd heard the whole book. Of all the books I've read (lots), Huck is still my favorite because I can still hear him reading it.