Lory Peroff

Lory Walker Peroff is a fourth grade teacher at Waikiki Elementary School and a Hope Street Group National Teacher Fellow who believes writing is not only enjoyable but essential. She lives in Honolulu with her husband, two energetic daughters, three chickens, two ducks and one peahen.
Hawaii Teacher: How Jobs At Public And Private Schools Compare PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii Teacher: How Jobs At Public And Private Schools Compare

A lot of public school teachers have been lured to private schools by modern facilities and smaller classes. Here’s what some said about their experiences.

Hawaii Teacher: When Students Go Home We Go To Our Second Jobs Csilla Jaray-Benn

Hawaii Teacher: When Students Go Home We Go To Our Second Jobs

Spring vacation may be coming up soon, but not necessarily for the many schoolteachers who have “side hustles.”

Hawaii Teacher: Can ‘Social Emotional Learning’ Help Deter Violence? Meliha Gojak/iStock

Hawaii Teacher: Can ‘Social Emotional Learning’ Help Deter Violence?

On the same day a former student shot up a Florida school, keiki in this island classroom were getting a lesson in kindness.

Hawaii Teacher: Long-Timers’ Surprising Reasons For Staying On The Job Courtesy of Susan Kay Anderson

Hawaii Teacher: Long-Timers’ Surprising Reasons For Staying On The Job

We hear a lot about why schoolteachers leave the profession. Maybe we should listen more to those who stay.