'The most important reason for my success, and I believe what will be the most important thing for your success, the one thing that we all have that should never be for sale, the thing that we give the most of and should protect with our life, that thing is our heart.' … [Read more...] about ‘Thirty-one years ago, I was you’: Matthew McConaughey returns to his high school and gives rousing commencement speech before being presented with diploma he never picked up in 1988
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The exam concluded that the combined effects of being restrained, potential intoxicants in Floyds system and his underlying health issues, including heart disease, likely contributed to his death, according to the complaint. … [Read more...] about High school wrestling coach fired over sick post reenacting George Floyd’s brutal arrest
Even some who support the use of computers in the classroom share the concern about the negative impact of technology. “The role of technology at home is potentially damaging children’s communication skills with their parents who are using it as an electronic babysitter,” says Andrews. “More and more children are coming into primary school with their spoken language as an issue so we are using technology in the classroom to record their language as a way of getting them talking to their parents.” … [Read more...] about Could Steiner schools have a point on children, tablets and tech?
“We also need some urgent answers. The government’s system for local accountability is completely inadequate. For an academy trust to get into this situation at the beginning of the school year raises huge questions about the structures that the government has put in place. We need both action and answers.” … [Read more...] about Failing academy trust to pull out of 21 schools
While the union and the Mat fought over the details of the settlement, as I worried about how my wife and children would react to my being out of work, the Mat simply assumed I would carry on as normal. And when I walked out of the door on that last day, absolutely no one knew I was off, or that anything had been going on. … [Read more...] about ‘Sacked from the school I loved’: a headteacher’s story