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Teacher Cartoons

As a teacher-of-the-year and cartoonist, Ramon Ramirez uses classroom challenges and teachers lounge fodder as inspiration for his art.  

Ramon's Teacher Toons spreads laughter outside his Texas high school to fellow humor-seeking...

It's time to say goodbye to an A for effort, no matter what your subject.


Many current music educators grew up in a time when being in an ensemble was solely about playing the music for the next concert. I personally cannot recall ever doing a worksheet or any real music...

Fights are a reality at my school.


As much as we say, and I believe, that it is a safe place for students to learn and teachers to work, it’s never that surprising about once a month to hear the stampede of teenager feet, making a Beatle-mania run to the latest...

Google for teachers

It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it.

Now, we can use it a little easier. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for you, so why not latch onto the wide world that Google has to offer?



With grants growing more competitive by the day, DonorsChoose still pays off.


It should come as no surprise that the current economic downturn, along with its impact on school budgets, has pushed more educators to grantwriting. I find myself writing more than...


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