Lessons from the Field: Interview with Patricia Hensley

This post is part of the The Teachers Certification Map’s “Lessons from the Field”, a series of posts featuring passionate, inspiring educators from across the country discussing some of the lessons that they have learned over the years that would help young teachers as they embark on their careers...

My Teacher, My Hero Goes Live Today, September 8, 2009

My Teacher, My Hero today announced the launch of MyTeacherMyHero.com, its new user-generated video sharing website. It allows people around the world to share their stories about the teachers that have impacted them the most...

Lessons from the Field: Interview with John Pearson

This post is part of the The Teachers Certification Map’s “lessons from the field”, a series of posts featuring passionate, inspiring educators from across the country discussing some of the lessons that they have learned over the years that would help young teachers as they embark on their careers...

New Website My Teacher, My Hero Coming Soon

An inspiring new website is set to launch! My Teacher, My Hero, an interactive site where anyone in the world can post a video testimonial for his or her favorite teacher, promises to give due thanks to some special teachers, and inspire some new heroes as well...

Textbook Companies Turn to Rentals

In the face of sinking retail sales, textbook companies are turning to an old concept for a new system: rentals. With the advent of electronic books, improved and more readily accessible study guides, and the economic recession, textbook manufacturers have found their consumers noticeably timid to shell-out money for standard textbook purchases...

Wait…Did I Just Learn Something?

We often visit somewhere on family vacation or a rainy summer day, full of beautiful scenery and fun facts, and with an abundance of educational knowledge. Whether a zoo, museum, or aquarium these places can be so much fun that we don’t realize how educational they really are...