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Confessions of a Teacher's Kid, Part Two

By Sydney ScottMay 9, 2013
Way back in July 2011, my very first Sparkler post, Confessions of a Teacher’s Kid, was published. And in the two... More  →
Confessions of a Teacher's Kid, Part Two

Ten Signs Your Teacher Just Haaates You

By Laura EtheredgeMay 6, 2013
You can't make everyone love you. But some people—i.e., those clutching your life’s balance in their red pen-toting hands—are more important to... More  →
Ten Signs Your Teacher Just Haaates You

Calling All Sparklers: Teach Us Your Talky Ways!

By Laura EtheredgeApril 25, 2013
If you’ve told your parents once, you’ve told them a million times—and yet your dad still awkwardly "holla!"s at you, and your... More  →
Calling All Sparklers: Teach Us Your Talky Ways!

Quiz: Is Your Teacher Crazy?

By Lauren PassellApril 9, 2013
You might complain that your teacher is craaaaazy, but do you really mean it? Is he/she actually crazy? Answer these questions to... More  →
Quiz: Is Your Teacher Crazy?

21 Answers to Give When You Don't Know the Answer

By Kathryn_WilliamsFebruary 21, 2013
It has happened or will happen to all of us (some more than others): you’re asked a question in class, and you... More  →
21 Answers to Give When You Don't Know the Answer

Would You Sue a Teacher Because of a Grade?

By Dan_BergsteinFebruary 13, 2013
When you get a poor grade, your mind runs through a series of emotions: Shock, disappointment, frustration, anger, acceptance...or perhaps blame. Maybe... More  →
Would You Sue a Teacher Because of a Grade?

100 Worst Types of Teachers

By Dan_BergsteinJanuary 25, 2013
Most teachers are nice and helpful, but there are bad, awful, wretched, soulless, freaks of anger who are also allowed to teach.... More  →
100 Worst Types of Teachers

Ask a Teacher: Delicate Conversations in the Classroom

By Mr. FossNovember 26, 2012
Q: Hi! I was just wondering what you do when you're teaching or discussing something in class that brings up... More  →
Ask a Teacher: Delicate Conversations in the Classroom

What Happens if a Teacher Suspects Abuse?

By Mr. JonesNovember 1, 2012
Q: “What would a teacher do if they see a student go through an abusive situation but they don't want to report... More  →
What Happens if a Teacher Suspects Abuse?