Students with sexualized behavior are one of teachers' biggest concerns. While sexual behavior is relatively unusual, it can be understandably upsetting and confusing for educators, who often are not sure how best to respond.
Reporting by: Ashley Williams, Robyn Gee Hira Alam, 16, considers herself an activist, thanks to an extra course she’s taking called Movement Ma...
Through the use of technology as both a learning tool and a subject matter discipline in and of itself, there are a number of new ways that teachers can inspire kids to learn.
I spotted my first You Are Beautiful sticker on the blue inside lip of a U.S. Mailbox. I opened it to send a bill and was greeted by a small, silver pick-me-up. "You Are Beautiful," the mailbox told me. And I smiled inside.
Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Sayre Quevedo There are a lot of misc...
Being the victim of name-calling, especially at a young age, typically results in feelings of isolation. Feelings some children won't share with their parents unprompted. Lead the way.
Aside from simply having the right equipment and instructing children in basic technology usage, what else should educational institutions be teaching kids about technology, starting as early as kindergarten?
I want our children to develop into independent, accountable young adults. I want them to know that as a teacher, I will respect their safety above all else. I want them to flourish in a world where bad guys are almost always found in movies that they are not allowed to watch!
As a frequent blood donor and a proud member of the Gallon Club, which has nothing to do with my weekend beer consumption, I have often wondered if the people who get my blood suffer from terrible side effects like telling stupid jokes and growing a mustache.
Photo Credit: Youth Radio Jake McDonnell is a teacher at Richmond High School in Richmond, Calif. By: Robyn Gee As gun control remains near the to...
Whether children are inexcusably exposed to gun violence or chronically hungry or unable to access an early childhood education center, they are not being given a fair chance to succeed in America. And that, it seems, is not OK with the president.
Are you a single parent, stay-at-home mom, or working adult who wants to return to school in hopes of securing a brighter financial future? The good news is that you're not alone.
Photo Credit: JENNY BOLARIO/Youth Radio A mural on the wall of Harder Elementary School in the Hayward Promise Neighborhood. Youth Radio/New America...
I was introduced to Minecraft by my son, who was nine at the time. I would ask him to stop watching Minecraft videos, which he seemed addicted to. When he started playing, I asked him to get off the computer and get outside. All parents do this, but few of us take the time to truly understand what it is our kids are really doing on that computer. Well my son, now 10, has taught me a huge lesson.
Would you want your kids -- even as young as kindergarten age -- manning the frontlines during an attack? This practice is known as ALICE -- alert, lockdown, inform, counter, evacuate.
Educational leaders have to have the courage to reinvent our schools for real this time. And our teachers must be teachers of children as well as teachers of their subject area.