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TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK
Helping a child read in Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Teachers Deserve More Than A Week Of Appreciation
Dillon Knight Kalkhurst
Author-Speaker-Coach: Intergenerational Engagement Expert
Teachers should be appreciated every single day.
3 Lessons I've Learned in My 4 Years as a Teacher
Policy Manager at Teach Plus
After four years of teaching, I have had time to reflect on my entry into the education profession. More importantly, these four years have taught me so much about myself and the educational landscape of our nation.
Filmmaker, Editor and Public School Parent in NYC
The trajectory of my life was forever changed by Eileen Daniel Riddle and James Gilchrist, two high school theater arts teachers who worked at my pre-busing, segregated suburban high school in the early 1970s.
Why We Celebrate Military Spouse Day
Chairwoman, Military Families for High Standards
We are not "silent heroes," and we don't identify as victims of a difficult lifestyle made grimmer by the last decade and
How To Help Teachers Forced To Buy Supplies With Their Own Money
It's Teacher Appreciation Week, folks: #ThankATeacher.
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Detroit School Crisis Goes Way Beyond A Couple Days Of Missed Class
Schools reopened after two days of teacher protests, but the beleaguered district is still set to run out of cash.
A Belated Apology to the Devil: An Update
I am a sixty-five-year-old college professor standing in front of a class of seniors when my lecture suddenly veers wildly off course and I find myself talking about Irene McKee, my fifth-grade teacher. Here's what I tell them.
Photo by: Rebecca Klein
We Need To Teach Kids Empathy, Says National Teacher Of The Year
The three R's aren't enough.
HOME & LIVING
27 Ways to Get Ready for School This Weekend
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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.
Thank And Remember A Teacher
Communications, Public Engagement, and Digital Strategist
Now, I'm saluting Frances Myers, the teacher that made the difference for me, in the hopes that her granddaughters, my daughter and anyone who's a student, will appreciate all that the best of our teachers do for us.
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This Movie Theater PSA Is Inspiring Kids To Become Teachers
The PSA, called #TEACHNow, has been playing in nearly 400 theaters as part of Participant Media's TEACH Campaign, which aims
Students And Parents Are Celebrating Teachers This Week With These Cute, Clever Gestures
Marcos Saldivar contributed to this article. Here are some of the responses we got: A majority of Americans think teachers
Now Is The Time To Go Into Education 'If You Want To Make A Difference,' Says Teacher Of The Year
"I think the most important thing you can do is make [the classroom] a safe space ... work on building trust immediately
Thanking the Heroes of My Son's Childhood, His Teachers
Mother and writer, CarissaK.com
While I'm certainly proud of the person my son is and even more proud of the person he is on his way to becoming, my husband and I can't take all of the credit.
Dear Teachers: Thank You for What You Did
Author, poet, humorist, avid reader. Wife of one, mama of six....
I hope all students everywhere, and most especially my sons, are gifted with phenomenal teachers like you, who will always be remembered as one who believed. What noble work you do, teachers. Thank you.
To Baltimore Teachers: Thank You
CEO and co-founder of Urban Teacher Center; former Director of...
I'm so proud of all the great teachers that have helped Baltimore and the nation endure through this difficult time. And, in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, I again say thank you. Urban Teacher Center teachers are invaluable, and we applaud their continued efforts.
Quitting the "Quitting the Field" Story: Saying Good-bye to the "Former Teacher" Title
Writer, Model, Yoga Instructor, Author of No One Reads Poetry:...
As I was cleaning out my guest bedroom, I came across two sets of glossy photos. Both are of me, taken at chest height and against a standard blue background. They're a little worse for wear - one has a circular dent in it - and both have accumulated a considerable amount of dust.
Providing a Powerful Way for People to Show Their Gratitude
NYTimes bestselling author, blogger at AdventuresWithTwins.com...
How do you show gratitude for the favorite people in your life? A Hallmark card is generic, but it can be challenging to come up with something more original. Saying "I love you" is great, but how often do we really share the reasons
someone matters so much to us?
What Do Teachers Really Want for Teacher Appreciation Week?
Jennifer Wolfe - a writer-teacher-mom
I walked into my classroom this morning a bit groggy and bleary-eyed from a terrific weekend -- a weekend not spent grading or lesson planning, but instead, spent with my daughter on a surprise early Mother's Day weekend visit.
9 Quotes From Students And Parents On Teachers Who Changed Their Lives
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
Keeping Great Teachers, With a Personal Touch
Rachael Brown is the Manager of Teacher Retention and Recognition at District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). Last year, Rachael's team started sending personal emails to highly effective DCPS teachers in order to acknowledge them and encourage them to stay.
To Walker, With Love
Mr. Walker became my father away from home. He would give us weekly speeches telling us that we don't have to be products of our environments -- on welfare, using drugs or spending a life in prison. Mr. Walker always told us we could do anything and be anyone we wanted.
Most Americans Think Public School Teachers Are Underappreciated And Underpaid
Most survey participants also said they think teachers are underpaid. Participants who identified as black, were Democrats
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