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With the opening of “Waiting for Superman,” charter schools backed by big corporations are in the “it program” for ed reform.

 

Is this really the answer?

 

As a teacher, you are to bound to eventually face confrontational situations with infuriated parents. Here are some tips on how to stay calm and cool while feeling the fury of these irate parents.

 

Montessori Schools

Meet Beth Phillips, an author and active Montessori educator.

 

With over 20 years experience in the Montessori classroom, Beth shares some insight into the Montessori movement and how it is shaping education today.

 

Teachers Fight Childhood Obesity

In this era of increasing accountability and high-stakes testing in schools, a serious paradox has surfaced. Children are becoming overweight at an alarming rate, and mounting evidence points to a relationship between obesity and poor school performance.

Say good bye to hugs, high fives and touching in school. (Reminder: a wave or text will suffice as a parting exchange unless you want detention).

 

Schools, like the Portland middle school noted in this ABC News video, are banning hugs and other physical...

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