You would think that certain social contracts, like refraining from knocking over children, would not have to be written down for people. You would think wrong. If you saw the video out of context, it was horrifying. If you saw it in context, still horrifying. The video to which I’m referring is the surveillance footage… Read More Teacher Rule #0743: Don’t Kick the Children
“Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. “Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.” – Malcolm X “As Martin Luther King… Read More Should We MLK or Should We Malcolm?
We’re too modern. We’re so modern that we are afraid to admit it to ourselves when we see a racism problem. That was all in the past, and there’s just no way it’s that big a deal now. Right? The University of Missouri has been through quite a lot recently. You may even be tired… Read More The Chronicles of Mizzou
Grades 1-5 were a strange but fun time in most of our lives. We were ignorant of all the responsibility we’d eventually have to take on once we got older, our parents did everything for us, and we got time set aside for us to just go outside and be kids. In every chapter of… Read More The Seven Kids You Knew In Elementary School
If you haven’t heard about any of this already, certain schools across the United States have waged what some are calling a “War on Halloween.” Looking at the headline, you can already sort of picture the so-called reasoning behind any hostility toward such a fun-spirited day of the year. I mean, I remember seeing Bill O’Reilly and… Read More War on Halloween?
BREAKING NEWS–AMERICAN ADULTS ARE ANGRY THEIR LOCAL SCHOOL SYSTEM FOR THE 8,473,239,000TH TIME IN HISTORY. Down in Georgia, the big red state I lived in for the past seven and a half years, there arose some tension. A conservative Christian organization called the American Center for Law and Justice is concerned that school children are… Read More Paranoia vs. Board of Education
~For Tasha Marcelo, the person who had the conversation with me that led to this article.~ Recently, talk of a brand new airing of the Nickelodeon teen program Zoey 101 crowded the Interwebs. This new episode was supposed to reveal a big secret about the main character’s possible love for her best male friend that… Read More Five “School”-Themed Shows That Gave Us Unrealistic Ideas
When you’re a senior in high school, the same sentences echo beautifully with naivety through your classrooms: “I am so ready for college.” “I’m gonna be a biology major. Why do I need to read ‘Great Expectations?’” “I don’t want to date anyone. I’m about to be in college.” “I’m probably going to do some… Read More You’re Such a Freshman