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The sum of the square roots of any two sides of an isosceles triangle is equal to the square root of the remaining side.

My younger brother has just finished tenth grade. His math teacher was a martinet. His math teacher next year might turn out to be one too. How can I help my brother cope with this kind of instructor? [more inside]
posted by Nomyte on Jun 13, 2012 - 21 answers

Teach me how to teach mythology!

I've been given a mythology class to teach, mostly to juniors and seniors (at a public high school in California). Yay! However, the previous teacher won't let me borrow her material, and my mythological education was taking one class in college and a lot self-teaching (thus, there are gaping holes in my knowledge). And so, mefites, hope me figure out the best way to teach this class! [more inside]
posted by guster4lovers on Aug 28, 2011 - 36 answers

How do I support my fourteen-year-old as she learns how to write essays for school?

How do I support my fourteen-year-old as she learns how to write essays for school? [more inside]
posted by christopherious on Sep 22, 2010 - 28 answers

Teaching SciFi to Japanese high school students

What English-language science fiction books would you recommend I teach to Japanese high school students? [more inside]
posted by MShades on Jun 23, 2010 - 36 answers

I need help coming up with short film scenes for two or three actors.

I'm teaching a film class for gifted teenagers. I need help thinking of short scenes from films for acting / directing practice. [more inside]
posted by duvatney on Jun 15, 2010 - 32 answers

Kids these days.

What are some fun classroom activities for middle school students (ages 12-14)? [more inside]
posted by canadia on Dec 5, 2009 - 2 answers

Kids Gone Wild.

teacherfites: I've been a pretty decent middle school special educator for a few years now, working with all kinds of disabilities but most of my kids have behavioral issues. Not to be overconfident, but want to mention I've been nominated as Teacher of the Year in my state, but more importantly, I've become the go-to confidante for almost all of my students. So far, so good. [more inside]
posted by dzaz on Sep 24, 2009 - 23 answers

Looking for successful lessons from art class when you were a teenager.

What exercises or experiences do you remember most from art class when you were a kid? Did you ever have an "aha!" moment, and, if so, what caused it? [more inside]
posted by nímwunnan on Nov 23, 2008 - 11 answers

Crowd Control to prevent "Mob Rule"

Crowd control techniques for hundreds of unruly people (teenagers in this case)? More inside... [more inside]
posted by Alabaster on Sep 21, 2007 - 16 answers

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