I was a scared, medicated, little kid recovering from burns in a hospital bed. I had bandages over my entire body, was connected to various machines, and was being prepared to go home.
The three R's aren't enough.
Growing up, I never could have imagined how large of an impact my teachers would have on my life. It surprises me to this day just how much of what they taught me is still with me.
Most voters agree that we need to pay preschool teachers more.
Just another reason to appreciate these superheroes.
We'll take 50, please!
I assure you, this letter is not filled with requests. I will not ask you to love my child, to care for him, and treat him like your own. I will not ask you to understand his uniqueness and appreciate his strengths. I will not ask you to guide him, challenge him, or encourage his independence.
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.
A handy recipe for a teacher shortage like the one in Kansas.
The most exhaustive study of teacher attrition to date, the study followed 1,900 teachers, with follow-up paper questionnaires