August 2013 - A Blog for Principals and Teachers - School Matters | A Blog for Principals and Teachers – School Matters

 
 

Archive for August, 2013

 
 
Infographic: Teachers Spend Their Own Money on Classroom Necessities

Infographic: Teachers Spend Their Own Money on Classroom Necessities

Teachers spend an incredible amount of their own money on classroom necessities including instructional material, school supplies and classroom supplies during each school year. Take a look at the infographic which addresses the important educational questions of just how much are teachers spending, is it a teacher’s responsibility to pay for classroom necessities and are there solutions to this problem?

 
How Much Do You Make? The $4 Million Teacher

How Much Do You Make? The $4 Million Teacher

I always find it funny that these things surprise us. We consistently and quite bitterly complain about the cost of education and the quality of our children’s schools. We spend millions of dollars trying to improve our school systems with varying levels of success. It therefore should come as no surprise to us when the free markets step in and private lessons step up. If you do not satisfy the customer, someone else will.

 
Help Us Reach 10,000 Facebook Likes and Win an Office Chair from OFM!

Help Us Reach 10,000 Facebook Likes and Win an Office Chair from OFM!

Help us reach 10,000 Facebook Likes and WIN! Hertz Furniture is thrilled to be nearing 10,000 Facebook Likes and would like to thank all of our Fans for their support. 3 LuckyFans of the Hertz Furniture Facebook Page will win an OFM, inc office chair valued at $350.

 
Transformative Education: With Great Power….

Transformative Education: With Great Power….

“One child, one teacher, one pen, and one book can change the world.”

These wise words regarding the power of education are not the musings of an ancient philosopher, nor the wisdom of a tenured professor, but rather the simple words of a young girl – quite a remarkable girl at that.