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  • 'Invitation to Dance' from San Francisco Ballet School
    'Invitation to Dance' from San Francisco Ballet School
    The San Francisco Ballet School extends An Invitation to Dance this coming week - an opportunity for the nation’s oldest ballet school to showcase the achievements of its students over the past year, and to give audiences an opportunity to...
  • 'Changes in national school testing what does this mean?' by Patricia Tramble
    'Changes in national school testing what does this mean?' by Patricia Tramble
    Are you ready for your child to graduate? Yes! Maybe the resounding sound heard around the nation. But are you prepared? Depending on the state a new standardized testing has been introduced. This test will compare how students performing at a...
  • Student struggling
    Teachers: Evaluate This!!!
    “Whether in 1964 or in any other year, good education means good teachers. All over the country, in spite of all difficulties, teachers have been working the daily miracles in the classrooms. I see them at their statewide conventions; I meet...
  • Teacher: Tesla coil used to brand students, Ore. teacher seared marks into skin?
    Teacher: Tesla coil used to brand students, Ore. teacher seared marks into skin?
    An Oregon teacher was arrested this week after using a tesla coil to “brand” students. The teacher, doing an in-class lab demonstration, used the coil to cause light electrical burns on the arms and hands of his students.A teslacoil ...
  • Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4 through May 8, 2015
    Special appreciation of teachers during the week of May 4-8
    Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4-8 this year.Dear Teachers, you are appreciated. Whether anyone tells you or say to you day by day that you are the light, the fuse----that has the power to set the mind ablaze to burn up and destroy ignorance,...
  • 6 Year old pork served to students in Tennessee County schools
    6 Year old meat served to students in a Tennessee county school district
    A pork roast dated back to 2009 was defrosted and served to students of multiple schools in a Hawkins County, Tennessee on April 22, 2015. Photos of the decrepit meat surfaced, and parents and officials became concerned. It seems the ordeal could...
  • Tutoring 2015
    Reflections on being a tutor and the varying needs of students
    One of my earliest pieces for the Examiner reflected on my adventures in tutoring for the Northern Virginia Tutoring Service. It was titled; The Keys to Learning College Level Chemistry. Two years later tutoring high school Chemistry continues to...
  • Professor Irwin Horwitz sent his business class an email that he is failing all of them and quitting the class
    Texas A&M Galveston professor fails whole class and quits, but it will not stick
    Apparently, it is not just students that quit, professors do to. One Texas A&M University Galveston professor became so fed up with his class that he quit the course and left his students with a parting gift, failed grades for each one. The...
  • How to supercharge college scholarship applications
    How to supercharge college scholarship applications
    With hundreds, and very often thousands, of college scholarship applications to wade through, how do students make theirs stand out? Here are some easy ways for students to supercharge their applications, impress the judges, and avoid getting...
  • Fashion Your Future
    Fashion Your Future
    For the fourth year New Orleans Fashion Week has hosted a Fashion Career Day giving students a look into today’s fashion careers, options and opportunity to learn from leading fashion industry professionals. The event took place in...
  •  National Library Week Celebration, April 12-18
    National Library Week Celebration, April 12-18
    April 12-18 is National Library Week with the theme "Unlimited possibilities @ your library®". We all know that from the Baby Boomer grandparents to the Millennial parents, school libraries have underwent dramatic changes over the...
  • Parent teacher conferences: How to score an 'A'
    Parent teacher conferences: How to score an 'A'
    There are a few helpful tips to help parents make the most of their parent teacher conference, not only in finding out information, but in forming a lasting relationship with honest communication with your child's teacher.Be a prepared...
  • Kenyan 2nd attack by al Shabaab,
    Al Shabaab targets Christians in attack that killed 147 at Kenyan University
    Garissa University College was attacked early Thursday morning by al Shabaab terrorists.Garissa,which opened in 2011, has a student body of 815. Reuters reports, the raid by al Shabaab started in the pre-dawn hours while some Christian students...
  •  Fort Pierce Central:  Cobra Café's culinary students’ excellence for 20 years
    Fort Pierce Central: Cobra Café's culinary students’ excellence for 20 years
    Now that the 2014-2015 school year is in its last phase and winding down, a reflection of the overall school year thus far reveals some amazing and awesome accomplishments by the students and staff of St. Lucie County’s Fort Pierce Central...
  • jfprods
    This year's Jazz Search West entering final rounds
    Jazz Search West is almost akin to Bay Area jazz hopefuls’ version of March Madness.Founded in 2009, Jazz Search West is the Bay Area’s annual jazz talent search for solo instrumentalists and vocalists (ages 15 and up). Four exciting...
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