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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?

Anatomy of a First-Ever Detention

By Jon_SkindzierOctober 29, 2012
This post was originally published in October, 2009. We love it so much, we want you to read it. —Sparkitors If you've never... More  →
Anatomy of a First-Ever Detention

The Best Ways to Celebrate World Teachers' Day

By Kathryn_WilliamsOctober 1, 2012
October 5 is World Teachers' Day! Yay! They may be an ever-loving pain in your tookis, but when you stop... More  →
The Best Ways to Celebrate World Teachers' Day

Ask a Teacher Is Back!

By Emily WinterSeptember 21, 2012
Attention, Pudding Faces. (We mean that with love. We're starving.) After a summer hiatus, SparkLife's Ask a Teacher column is BACK IN... More  →
Ask a Teacher Is Back!

How to Crush on a Teacher

By Caitlin O’TooleSeptember 10, 2012
We’ve all been there. We’ve all had gnawing crushes on teachers that just won’t go away. So, what do you do about... More  →
How to Crush on a Teacher

10 Best Compliments For Your Teacher

By Lauren PassellSeptember 10, 2012
Nobody likes a butt-kisser, but we all know that there are things you can say that will make your school year a... More  →
10 Best Compliments For Your Teacher

The 5 Teachers You'll Meet This Year

By Josh SorokachAugust 30, 2012
Back in my hometown, our high school classes lasted 44 minutes each. If the average school year is nine months long, excluding... More  →
The 5 Teachers You'll Meet This Year

10 Things Quiet Kids Hate to Hear In Class

By ContributorJuly 11, 2012
I've had some great teachers in my time, and I've had some terrible ones. But I always have at least one (usually more... More  →
10 Things Quiet Kids Hate to Hear In Class