General Interest


Teaching 101: 100+ Resources All New Teachers Should Have

As a new teacher, the first few days, weeks and months can seem like a quagmire of constant lesson revisions, endless meetings, and insufficient classroom supplies...

Combating Peanut Allergies in Schools

Forget about obesity concerns, food allergies, specifically peanut allergies, have been the nail in the coffin for in class snacks and have been the bane of lunchrooms...

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...

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...

The Top Seven Educational Video Games of All time

Some may argue that all video games are experiments in learning. To me, it’s not a question of whether or not we learn through video games. It’s a questions of whether or not what we learn from the video game is valuable...

The Top Ten (Fictional) Teachers of All Time

Whether in books or on the big screen, fictional teachers have always claimed a fair share of the creative spotlight. This list sets out to decide, once and for all, who tops the list of fictional teachers. In creating these rankings, it was necessary to take more than box office and bookstore popularity into account...