It’s a harsh lesson to learn, but internal chat messages like Slack are really not your friend. In fact, they can be your worst enemy. Teachers at the Blackstone Valley Prep High School in Rhode Island learned that lesson in the most embarrassing way possible.
Think you know your geography? Well, check this out: A history teacher in China can freehand draw a map of the world on a chalkboard from memory — and holy smokes is it ever accurate.
A Maryland teacher has been incarcerated for writing science fiction. Set 900 years from now, Patrick McLaw's stories depict the aftermath of a school shooting — a subject that alerted the police. He was forced to take a psychological evaluation, is now barred from school property, and is suspended from his job.
This is what you want from a math teacher. The word problem you see here is what happened after a Redditor's "friend" was caught using his phone during math class. The teacher confiscated the phone, and set the passcode to a certain number, found by answering the problem.
Among the many things that can be said about science fiction, there's no question about its tremendous entertainment value and ability to convey difficult concepts in a clear and compelling manner. Which is why a pair of researchers from the University of Valencia are urging educators to get their act together and…
If you've already invested in the Gandalf stamp to gleefully mark the papers of failing students, then you might want keep this Pokemon stamp on hand for when your pupils actually study. Etsy seller Jocelyn does it again with a fresh round of self-inking stamp geekery. This one will set you back $12. [Etsy via BuzzFeed
Larry David Twigg, a 53-year old computer teacher from Waterloo, Iowa, was recently arrested for having a 17-year old student of his play "strip video games," take a "chocolate syrup shower," and make a snow angel in his boxers. This is all terrible, obviously, and the Iowa Board of Education is currently considering…
Just like the technology that NFL coaches use, teachers in the US have been hooking up wires to their ears for mentors to whisper nuggets of help into when training. The Gates Foundation wisely invested its money in Teach for America, giving them enough money to purchase the headsets necessary for live-coaching newbie…
Some scientific studies choose massively weird topics...this is one of those. But among all those weird topics, a select few also produce results so bizarre, so counterintuitive that it makes you rethink everything...starting with whether teachers look better with tattoos.
Victory over America's failing, overcrowded schools! In Florida, our nation's smartest state, they've figured out a successful formula for bringing down class sizes: just let the kids be taught by a computer.
"This is sexy" is not a comment a teacher should post on a student's Facebook photo. But that's what Chadwin Reynolds allegedly wrote on a photo posted by one of a half dozen female students he friended on Facebook.
A New York City school teacher that went missing almost two weeks ago was recently spotted at the 5th Ave Apple Store. Looks like 23-year-old Hannah Upp was just as obsessed over the Let's Rock event as we were—only instead of pulling a disappearing act three days before the start of the school year, we channeled our…
Seems South Korea is getting lazy and wants to deploy robots to help teach children.