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by Kimberly Primicerio – MyRecordJournal.com in Meriden, CT – USA Donnie Dupree is not your typical elementary school teacher. For starters, he’s male. Dupree is a first-year kindergarten teacher. He taught in the district last year as a long-term substitute in the first grade and was hired at the end of last year to teach […]

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by Craig Simpson – MenTeach – New England in Boston, MA He was a peace activist, avid recycler, hiker, proud grandfather, deli food loved, founder of a shelter for homeless, war tax resister, Jewish Unitarian, and an early educator. Like so many men who teach young children, he had many interests but as a former […]

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by Craig Simpson – MenTeach – New England in Boston, MA Dwayne was first trained to be a Playmaker in 2006, when he was a preschool teacher at Jamaica Plain Head Start. At the time, Dwayne was trained to use transformative play to build stronger relationships with his students and help heal and strengthen them […]

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Joshua Parker, a Baltimore County English and language arts teacher, was named the 2011-12 Maryland Teacher of the Year. The surprise announcement was made by Interim State Superintendent of Schools Bernard J. Sadusky during a gala at Martin’s West that included Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, among other dignitaries. Sadusky hailed Parker for his uncommon drive […]

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by The Weekly Challenger in St. Petersburg, FL A brilliant, dignified man has left us, but the model for success which he taught us as he lived and worked among us is not one to be forgotten anytime soon. Indeed, when we look at his humble beginnings, review his steps to success, study his philosophy […]

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by Krista Ramsey – Cincinnati.com in Cincinnati, OH, USA In his second-floor classroom at St. Rita School for the Deaf, teacher Gene Brugger spends 45 minutes on a morning exercise that would take most teachers five minutes. Over and over he sounds out the beginning sound – “th-th” – for Thursday, holds up flash cards […]

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by Allison Flynn – McGill Reporter in Montreal, Quebec, Canada The Faculty of Education’s Jon Bradley has been highly sought-after in the media lately. A specialist in boy learning, he’s been outspoken on the feminization of the school environment and curriculum, the over-use of drugs like Ritalin among boys and the endangered male elementary school […]

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by Lisa Marie in Australia Since Brendan’s article in our Men in Childcare special we have received numerous positive feedback and emails congratulating us on posting the article and bringing the issue of Men in Childcare into focus. We decided to to interview Brendan for our Carer Spotlight to find out a little more…. Professional […]

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by Tom Marshall, Times Staff Writer in Tampa, Florida Hillsborough County resource teacher Ross Anderson knew something big was happening Friday at Van Buren Middle School. But he had no idea the party — and a check for $10,000 — was for him. Anderson, 40, was named this year’s We Deliver award winner. The award, […]

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by Karen Francisco – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne, Indiana USA Gary Green is retiring this week after 40 years with Fort Wayne Community Schools – 39 of those at Lindley Elementary School. He spoke with editorial writer Karen Francisco about his career in education It’s unusual for a teacher to spend his […]

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