Friday, November 16, 2012

Great teachers

  • The Record: Best teachers

    MOUNTAINS can move. It happened Wednesday, when Newark teachers approved a contract that includes merit pay. The majority of teachers in New Jersey are represented by the New Jersey Education Association, not the American Federation of Teachers ...

  • Tom Patri: Great teacher Jim Flick will be sorely missed

    A week ago Monday, golf lost one of its all-time great teachers and coaches. Jim Flick left us at age 82 for perfect greens and only pars and birdies.

  • Teachers Deserve This 'Thank You'

    And yet great teachers, in contrast to nearly every other profession, remain underpaid, underutilized, under-resourced and unrecognized.

  • The youngest minds need the finest minds

    The best possible teachers with the best possible degrees are needed in primary schools. "Being a primary school teacher is incredibly rewarding and challenging," says Matt Jones, a teacher at St Mark's primary school in north London. "You need a ...

  • B-Schools With Five-Star Teachers

    What qualities make for a great teacher? Like beauty, that's very much in the eye of the beholder. But in business school, students almost universally praise certain attributes: a compelling classroom presence, an encyclopedic knowledge of the subject ...

  • Eureka moments that made local teachers great

    If great teachers are made -- by their education and experience, by their instincts and talents -- what were the moments when they figured things out?

  • Another great Georgia teacher: Justin Sealy of Pelham City Schools

    Like many great teachers, Justin's day does not end at the ringing of the closing bell. He has worked with his students to help the city's local electrical co-op re-landscape a city park, planned a fishing rodeo for a local church organization that ...

  • The cost of a great teacher? Priceless

    IF HOLLYWOOD is to be believed - and when isn't it? - great teachers are driven less by a sense of career than of vocation.

  • Getting Creative to Celebrate Great Teaching

    Two months into my second year of teaching, I feel much more confident in my ability to do my job than I did last year. I'm overjoyed to see my students learning and excited by the progress they are making every day, even in the early weeks of school.

  • Meet the world's best B-school professors

    (Poets&Quants) -- A great teacher, it has been said, is like a candle. It consumes itself to light the way for others. That's an apt description for the 50 business school professors chosen by Poets&Quants as the world's best.

  • 'She's the best teacher I've worked with in 40 years'

    Sharon Davis, sixth-grade English teacher, said Warnack's dedication to building relationships has made her "the best teacher I've worked with in 40 years of education." "We've taught together for a long time," Davis said. "Jennifer teaches sixth ...

  • Golf column: The Greatest Teacher

    But then you might have to look at the finances and see if you can afford such and engagement. Several of these instructors command a four digit fee.

  • Letter: Park Rapids has some great teachers

    My mom was a great teacher, many of her former students have relayed to me. She affected their lives. I love teachers. I worry that our education in America is lax.

  • Great teachers key to all of our futures

    THERE is plenty of evidence to suggest that the quality of the teacher is the single most important factor in the quality of education a child receives.

  • Teaching kids to be smoke-free

    Several area schools are participating in anti-tobacco activities this week as part of the annual Great American Smokeout sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

  • Meet Cardinal John Foley Teacher Diane Giordano

    Haverford-Havertown Patch is featuring great teachers in the Haverford-Havertown area who deserve some spotlight. Teachers give a lot to their students, schools and studies and we'd like to recognize them and say a simple, thank you, for all that they do.

  • Great Valley teacher's lesson to go global

    While her instruction has educated Great Valley High School students for four years, science teacher Christina Kleinberg has one creative lesson that will soon reach students and educators around the globe.

  • Teacher of the Week: Ms. Liedtke

    Today, as we all gear up for the Thanksgiving holiday, we are thankful for great teachers. Like Ms. Liedtke. Landergin Elementary is where this nine-year teaching veteran calls home.

  • 'If our teachers can't do basic maths, how can we expect our children to?'

    These changes will mean that parents can be confident that we have the best teachers coming into our classrooms. Above all, it will help ensure we raise standards in our schools and close the attainment gap between the rich and poor.

  • Two Provo teachers called best in the West

    In an official statement from the Provo School District, Superintendent Keith Rittel said these two teachers are deserving of their awards and are examples of the great teaching talent found in Provo. "The teachers we have in this district do a ...

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