We Finally Found Out What Goes Down in the Teacher’s Lounge
Teachers talk shit just like everyone else.
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We Asked Teachers About Pop Culture’s Worst Teachers
‘Yoda. He was always so cryptic.’
Dear Students: A Letter from Your Muslim American Teacher
All the things I should've told my students about being a Muslim and a woman and an American.
I Went to a Feminism Class for Private School Boys
A charity is teaching kids about masculinity, sexism and the concept of a "man box".
What It's Like To Teach Teenagers When You're In Your 20s
Can you have a normal life if you've got to be a role model for a bunch of brats?
John McManus Wrote the Best Short Story About a Thomas Jefferson Clone You’ll Read This Year
We spoke to the author of "Fox Tooth Heart" about his long break from publication and why shame is the most powerful and revealing emotion.
What It's Like to Be a Teacher in Prison
A comprehensive analysis of my 30 months teaching in Her Majesty's Prison Service.
How Art Helps My Students in New Orleans Deal with Their PTSD
What do you when you're teaching five-year-olds who have been through severe trauma? One thing that helps, it turns out, is handing them a set of pastels.
Sophie Lucido Johnson
Leslie's Diary Comics
Leslie Stein's Comic Book School for Little Girls
Leslie Stein is a New York–based cartoonist who makes comics about her everyday experiences. This one is about a recent experience Leslie had substitute teaching a comics class for little girls.
Could We Use Films to Teach People About Mental Health?
We talked to some leading psychologists who think that movie's the potential to increase society's understanding of problems like schizophrenia, depression, and anxiety.
Teachers Talk About Their Most Embarrassing Classroom Moments
Teachers are people too, and sometimes they make mistakes. We asked real-life teachers for their most embarrassing moments.
My Time as a 'Cool' Substitute Teacher and a Complete Trainwreck
I showed up hungover, sent kids to Starbucks for coffee, and let my students do whatever they wanted. They loved me.