An Oklahoma educator explains what teaching grassroots movements taught him about organizing the walkout, and one of his students explains why she's showing up every day at the Capitol to protest alongside the teachers.
School was closed on Monday. Same for Tuesday. And again tomorrow. Why? Because our students are worth more than what they’re getting from the state legislators of Oklahoma, writes teacher Amy Presley.
With the massive success of “Black Panther,” the latest blockbuster from Marvel, the time is ripe for educators to embrace comic books as legitimate teaching and learning tools.
By Lauren Porosoff, Jonathan Weinstein
Maybe if students learn how to accept feelings of frustration, fear and embarrassment, they won’t need to avoid those feelings by hurting themselves or someone else.
Hundreds of teachers stand outside the House doors, chanting continuously for hours. I find it to be one of the most compelling moments of my life.
Teacher Mike Conrad says in the wake of the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, students have told him they'd feel less safe if teachers were armed.
Teachers react to Wednesday's deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
I realized it was completely disingenuous of me to stand for a pledge when the words do not apply to my life.
By David Jungblut
As an educator, "Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance" was not a phrase I thought would ever come under scrutiny.
By Lauralee Moss
After years of teaching, I had started to feel that raising a family and teaching full-time were incompatible.
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