The ‘one-size-fits-all’ education is a relic of the past: survey of teachers

Seven in 10 high school teachers agree that a one-size-fits-all education, with the same curriculum and teaching methods for all students, is a thing of the past. The traditional classroom model appears to require a change as the majority (67%) prefer to have fewer than 20 students in a classroom, according to a survey of … Read more

Teacher surprises family with secret plan to donate kidney to student

Talk about leaving no child behind. Eddie McCarthy, a math teacher at Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio, is preparing to donate a kidney to his student, Roman McCormick. McCormick, a 15-year-old sophomore, was born with branchiotorrenal/branchiootic syndrome. The rare genetic condition can affect the growth and development of the neck (branchio-), ears (oto-), and … Read more

73-year-old trainer Robert Marino stuffed teen with porn and whiskey before sexually assaulting him in his sleep: Cops

A 73-year-old youth sports coach in New Jersey has been arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a teenager after the pair shared shots of whiskey. Robert R. “Ronnie” Marino, a well-known youth sports coach in Bridgeton, was arrested July 4 and charged with first-degree sexual assault and first-degree and second-degree charges of endangering the welfare of … Read more

Teaching assistant fired after OnlyFans account covered horribly low salary discovered by school: ‘I’m not hurting anyone’

A teacher struggling to make ends meet is struggling to get her job back after she was fired for making OnlyFans content, according to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Kristin MacDonald, 35, was fired after eight years as a teaching assistant in Canada when she received a letter from board officials notifying her of her dismissal. … Read more

A teacher refused to open a snack I packed for my son because she said it was ‘unhealthy’

A mother in Queensland, Australia, criticized a teacher for refusing to open a snack in her son’s lunch box because she considered it “unhealthy”. Ashley Griffiths, known on TikTok as Ashy Anne, shared the exchange with her 330,000 followers in a viral video. “Yesterday, I sent my son off to school with a small, individually … Read more

Kids Are Bullying Teachers For Taking Their Phones: Here’s Why

The year is not over, and already 2023 has seen teachers punched in the face, pepper sprayed, and even beaten unconscious for trying to confiscate student phones and devices. Experts say this increase in violent outbursts is due to two causes: teens who are literally addicted to their smartphones, along with ineffective school policies on … Read more

The attention spans of the ‘COVID Generation’ are ‘shorter than ever’ thanks to TikTok

Thanks to the proliferation of screen time during the pandemic, children of the “COVID Generation” have limited attention spans. A survey of more than 500 schoolteachers in England revealed the devastating effects social media platforms had on their impressionable students, claiming that “pupil inattention” has worsened significantly since the start of the pandemic. Instructors lamented … Read more

Teacher claims she hatched chicks from eggs she bought at Trader Joes

In a viral TikTok video that has received more than 1.5 million views, a Bay Area, California, kindergarten teacher claims to have hatched baby chicks from eggs she bought at a Trader Joe’s grocery store. “Did you know you can hatch Trader Joes eggs?” Alice Bowie asks viewers about her under the name @aliceintkland. “I … Read more

Teacher fired for filming raunchy TikTok dances in classroom: report

Some people got too hot for the teacher. A dance-loving educator has reportedly been fired from her position for performing sexy dances with her students and posting videos on TikTok. Cibelly Ferreira, who is Brazilian, has taught English around the world, with her most recent class taught at an unnamed language school, Milenio reported. In … Read more

My son’s school had an ’emergency meeting’ over his disturbing drawing, but it was all a misunderstanding

Children draw strange things. And sometimes we, as their loving and concerned parents, can interpret too much. So it makes sense that teachers, who know our little ones less than we do, could do the same. That’s what happened to a man, whose son’s teacher called him and his wife to an “emergency meeting” about … Read more