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I agree with MOE - schools should not be platforms for partisan politics

SDP approached “our schools and educational institutions to initiate a conversation with our youth on national issues that concern them and their future”. This initiative was “aimed at bringing politics and policy-making closer to our students, challenging them to engage in thoughtful analysis on issues facing Singapore”. 629 more words

Things I Care About

Two Arizona teenagers found dead from a murder-suicide shooting at their high school

After a murder-suicide shooting, fifteen-year-old May Kieu and fifteen-year-old Dorothy Dutiel were found Friday morning before the beginning of classes at Independence High School in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale, Arizona, near the cafeteria. 224 more words

Journalism

Turkish FM: Russia targeting schools, hospitals in Syria

Turkey’s foreign minister said on Friday that Russia was targeting schools and hospitals as part of its bombing campaign in Syria.

Speaking at a security conference in Munich, Mevlut Cavusoglu put the blame squarely on Moscow for the wave of tens of thousands of people who have arrived at the Turkish border over the past week. 304 more words

Daily News

10 tips for administrators to help new teachers avoid burnout

I remember what it was like to be a new teacher. Not knowing what to focus on, not being sure how to balance being formal and friendly, wondering if you’d ever get through the curriculum, mastering the school’s computer systems, and on top of all this, you can’t even find your way around the school! 591 more words

Education

A Teacher's Candid Thoughts & Advice

   This is simply a guide that helps you, your child and his or her teacher speak the same language.  It will answer questions about public schools and why teachers do the things they do. 20 more words

Learning

Digital Pedagogy

If you have ever read Paul Fyfe’s work Digital Pedagogy Unplugged (2011), then it’s okay to feel dumb.  Quite astonishingly I am lost, but following at the same time. 345 more words

Kate Middleton says we need to talk about children's mental health

“We need to talk about children’s mental health” says Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge in this heartfelt recorded video message. 292 more words

Compassion