Education Happenings Podcast: Episode 3 — Education Happenings

Pull up a chair with Dave Madden, the host of the EHP, and listen in as he targets the topic of parent-teacher conferences. Listeners can either view the show on YouTube or listen to the audio-only version on Podbean. YouTube Podbean 🎙https://educationhappenings.podbean.com/e/education-happenings-podcast-episode-3/ If you haven’t yet subscribed to the Education Happenings Podcast, don’t forget to […]

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Utah Teacher Accused of Kidnapping — Education Happenings

At the final bell of the school day, most teachers normally welcome their students’ departure. In a report from the New York Post, Amy Martz, a sixth-grade teacher at Fox Hollow Elementary School, has been charged with trying to take one of the school’s pupils, a five-year-old girl, home. Apparently, the child suffers from autism, […]

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Student In Rochester Dies During P.E. — Education Happenings

It’s incredible how a typical lap around the track can turn into everybody’s worst nightmare. As reported by rochesterfirst.com, a student within New York’s Rochester City School District collapsed on Tuesday during physical education. After receiving medical attention from staff members at Edison Tech High School, the unnamed teenager passed away shortly after being transported […]

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Colorado Teacher Assigns the Poem “Howl” and Parents Growl — Education Happenings

The days of appropriate language in school—at least in the view of one Colorado teacher—are dead. In a report from Fox News, Ryan Ayala, a teacher at Steamboat Springs High School, is experiencing considerable backlash—rightfully so—after assigning students work and discussions with the poem “Howl” by Allen Ginsberg—a curse-laden piece of literature. For some reason, […]

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Maryland Teacher Attacks Student In Class — Education Happenings

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Vivian Noirie, a high school teacher in Maryland, has been arrested for child abuse and second-degree assault after violently attacking one of her students in the middle of class. According to the New York Post, Noirie had contacted the parents of the student in question the previous evening. Apparently, the student confronted Noirie about the […]

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Spare An Hour for Code — Education Happenings

December 9-15 is Computer Science Education Week. Though teachers could fill the week with a multitude of lessons—and some likely will—a major focus is for classrooms around the world to engage in an Hour of Code. Computer Science Education Week was established by code.org in 2013. Since then, over 100 million students in more than […]

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School District In Ohio Hires A Resource Officer — Education Happenings

Although teachers and school staffers do all they can to ensure students’ safety, there is only so much that can be done, especially in the grips of a serious threat, when they are only armed with knowledge. Brookfield School District in Ohio, as detailed by WKBN 27, has hired a resource officer to patrol the […]

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I’m Wild About Feeling In Control of Writer’s Workshop After Reading A Door Opens by Jack Wilde — Education Happenings

Sometimes, judging a book by its cover latches doors airtight; whereas, opening them can exceed expectation. In the book A Door Opens: Writing in Fifth Grade (1993), the author, Jack Wilde, places the hands of the reader on the doorknob, ready to turn and indulge in what awaits across the threshold. What will you find? A slant, […]

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Four Students In East Penn School District Diagnosed with Whooping Cough — Education Happenings

The cough that may signal a common cold turned out to be something much more serious for several students in a Pennsylvania school district. According to CBS 3 Philly, the East Penn School District notified families in a letter on Thursday of four schools with students having been diagnosed with pertussis, otherwise known as whooping […]

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Education Happenings Podcast: Episode 2 — Education Happenings

During the second episode of the Education Happenings Podcast, Dave Madden, the show’s host, takes aim at the topic of school shootings. Fresh off the heels of the tragedy at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California, Dave discusses his feelings as a teacher in a climate where mass shootings have nearly become a part […]

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