Hey Imgur - I have an idea.
This actually came up in my classroom a few days after we went through our lockdown drills. Yes, I have a fire extinguisher in my classroom and yes, I would do this if it meant protecting my students.
Why has this not happened?
It makes more sense than arming teachers.
Policymakers have largely ignored the teacher-child relationship–arguing that they are more concerned with tangible outcomes not how teachers teach or children learn. As for researchers, they have been of little help since they have a hard time identifying metrics that capture…
And all of my high school English teachers refuse to read the HP series on the basis that it “isn’t real literature.”
Only behind another favorite - Jane Eyre. I’m sure Elizabeth Bennett is up there too. This English teacher approves.