Four scientific ways teachers can cope with stress

From basic mediation exercises to learning to say ‘no’, there are many simple changes teachers can make to improve their physical and mental healthThe pressures of teaching can be difficult to manage and it can sometimes feel like you have no time to switch off. So if you ended last year feeling overwhelmed and anxious then the start of the new year is a good time to make some changes…

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So Normal It Hurts – Teacher in a Strange Land – Education Week Teacher

The National Teacher of the Year has often been someone selected for their powerful, unique story. Mary Beth was simply a great teacher, from a medium-sized town in Minnesota. She was powerful in a completely different way. Time and time again, I heard her say: Any teacher can become a leader. You don’t have to have a dazzling presence or a compelling background…

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Pop Quiz: A Valentine’s Day Reading List

Pop Quiz: A Valentine’s Day Reading ListThis classic literature encourages us to embrace the broadest, least judgmental and most generous definition of love. Test your knowledge.

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So Normal It Hurts – Teacher in a Strange Land – Education Week Teacher

The National Teacher of the Year has often been someone selected for their powerful, unique story. Mary Beth was simply a great teacher, from a medium-sized town in Minnesota. She was powerful in a completely different way. Time and time again, I heard her say: Any teacher can become a leader. You don’t have to have a dazzling presence or a compelling background…

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Dept of Education Official Apologizes Over Undisclosed Side Businesses

Dept of Education Official Apologizes Over Undisclosed Side Businesses
According to investigators, the chief information officer for the Department of Education was found to have profited from a car-detailing and home theater installation business he ran after hours by employing lower employees from his federal agency.
The actions by Danny A. Harris, in addition to efforts made by him to find work within the department for a relative and a friendship with an agency vendor, are expected to be the topic of a hearing this week by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform…

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So Normal It Hurts – Teacher in a Strange Land – Education Week Teacher

The National Teacher of the Year has often been someone selected for their powerful, unique story. Mary Beth was simply a great teacher, from a medium-sized town in Minnesota. She was powerful in a completely different way. Time and time again, I heard her say: Any teacher can become a leader. You don’t have to have a dazzling presence or a compelling background…

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When are the school holidays 2015/2016?

Half term holidays, Christmas holidays, Easter holidays and the much anticipated summer holidays – we list the key school dates for 2016

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So Normal It Hurts – Teacher in a Strange Land – Education Week Teacher

The National Teacher of the Year has often been someone selected for their powerful, unique story. Mary Beth was simply a great teacher, from a medium-sized town in Minnesota. She was powerful in a completely different way. Time and time again, I heard her say: Any teacher can become a leader. You don’t have to have a dazzling presence or a compelling background…

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The murder of my friend Giulio Regeni in Egypt was an attack on academic freedom | Neil Pyper

Students or anyone else conducting research in dangerous places should be better protected by their university – and their governmentThe body of Giulio Regeni was discovered in a ditch in Cairo on 2 February, showing evidence of torture and of a slow, horrific death. Giulio was studying for a PhD at the University of Cambridge, and was carrying out research on the formation of independent trade unions in post-Mubarak Egypt…

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Technology in Education: An Overview – Education Week

From blended learning to computerized testing, digital and online technologies are reshaping the classroom experience for millions of students.

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