This is an updated version of a piece that Jeffrey S. Hacker, a teacher at Beall Elementary School in Rockville, wrote years ago for The Washington Post about the possibilities that the Olympic Games provide for teaching.Read full article >>
Here’s an open letter that the wife of a public school teacher in Georgia wrote to President Obama about the reality in her husband’s school. She sent a more detailed version of this letter to the president. The author is Dana Bultman, an associate professor of Spanish at the University of Georgia.Read full article >>
The Learning Network Blog: What Are Five Everyday Problems That Bother You, and What Can You Do About Them?
Put this in the you-can’t-make-up-this-stuff category: A Catholic high school for girls in California thought it would be a good idea to mark Black History Month with a special lunch menu of fried chicken, watermelon and cornbread. Many students and parents were not amused.Read full article >>
A former Maryland music teacher pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography in a Baltimore County courtroom Thursday, clearing the way for his transfer to Montgomery County, where he is accused of sexually abusing 14 elementary school students and raping a middle school girl.Read full article >>