Charlie Gaare is a high school English teacher in Denver and wrote down her thoughts on how gun violence has affected her life as a teacher.
By Michael Kopp
Michael Kopp is an Upper School Social Studies at the American School of Paris. Despite difficulty in not having answers to his students’ questions about Friday’s attacks, he and his colleagues had a job to do Monday morning: teach children.
By Nicholas Hammond
Editor’s Note: The Paris terrorist attacks on Nov. 13 stunned the city and the world. As is often the case after traumatic events, schools have a unique and important responsibility in helping students understand and cope with tragedy. Nicholas Hammond…
By Durward Azbell
Durward Azbell served as a Specialist E-5 in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War before he became an elementary schoolteacher in Columbus, Ohio.
Cpt. Chris Lusto served as an artillery officer in the Marine Corps where he served in Fallujah, Iraq. He now teaches math at Pleasant Valley High School in Pennsylvania.
By Darrell Jones
Darrell Jones served in the U.S. Air Force for more than 20 years. Now a teacher, this veteran says he continues to "serve my country and take care of our children."…
With each new state that legalizes marijuana, the agonizing effort to convince students of the quality of living a drug-free life goes up in smoke, says Jill Doty, a school counselor at Thompson School District in Colorado…
By Justin Schlottman
Editor’s note: After a video of a South Carolina school resource officer (SRO) forcefully removing a student from her desk went viral, a debate about the presence of law enforcement officers in schools lit up on social media. The officer,…
By Janelle Bence
When students are being interrogated without representation, when authorities are not believing what their students are telling them without any cause to be suspicious, when students are finally excited to share one of their creations only to be arrested as…
By Dr. Chad Williams
Soon, other educators and I will begin to prepare our syllabi and lesson plans for the start of classes in the fall. How will we talk about the Charleston shooting and its aftermath?…
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