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Dilemma - student asking for prayer

Hello everyone, I am having trouble figuring out how to respond to this student and and seeking advice. I teach online to college students…

Started by skepticmom

6 Jun 17, 2012
Reply by skepticmom

stories from teachers on addressing religious questions in the public school classroom

Hi, I am teaching 7th and 8th graders at a rural school and am just wondering how other teachers handle questions of religion coming up in…

Started by Franny K

1 Jun 16, 2012
Reply by Scott Ward

Stop Corporal Punishment in American Public Schools

I had no idea until a few days ago that American public schools still have legal corporal punishment in 19 states.  In all 50 states it is…

Started by Earther

2 May 4, 2012
Reply by Earther

What do you teach?

It's been quiet in here, so here's an easy question to get some conversation going. What do you teach? Alternately, what do you plan to te…

Started by Merelen

37 Apr 28, 2012
Reply by Dorothy Sacks

Leading the pledge in the US

I'm subbing this year, and I periodically end up in a position where I have to lead the pledge of allegiance. I generally stand in the back…

Started by Merelen

10 Apr 7, 2011
Reply by Chris Highland

Elementary Teacher looking for ways to broach the big bang

I teach art at a public elementary school in Portland , Oregon. The specific school has a higher than average number of religious kids for…

Started by keripaintsyourface

10 Feb 10, 2011
Reply by keripaintsyourface

FSM help me, I want to be a teacher.

There is nothing I'm more passionate about in all the world than science, and nothing I love doing more than telling people about it. But…

Started by JohnFrost

4 Nov 20, 2010
Reply by MarkFL

Teaching in the inner city

Right now I am student teaching in an inner city middle school and I feel like I'm a guard in the stanford prison experiment. The kids are…

Started by mthoreau

1 Dec 6, 2009
Reply by Larche Osborne

Atheist teachers in the UK?

I'm wondering if there are any fellow atheist teachers in the UK. I'm an NQT working as supply and struggling with a whole host of career r…

Started by Anne Halligan

2 Jul 19, 2009
Reply by Anne Halligan

Professional Development

During the last seven years, Wisconsin has changed how it expects its teachers to show professional growth. In the past, teachers were expe…

Started by Merelen

0 Jul 11, 2009


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