If you haven’t been living under a rock lately, you know public schools are failing. And how do you know? Well, you know because “they” said so. And would “they” ever lie to you? “They” wouldn’t dare. Would they? You also know “they” say the best way to fix public […]
Teachers: You Are Worth Far More Than They Say
A friend of mine recently tweeted me the link to a blog post titled Why Teaching Is So Doggone Hard. I loved it. I loved it so much, I reread it — TWICE. Teaching is so doggone hard, after all, and no one knows that like a fellow teacher. What […]
School Supply List: A Teacher’s Fantasy
I’ve seen a lot of posts on Facebook about school supply purchases my friends have or are about to make for their children entering elementary school, and I’ve gotta say, these lists are insane, you guys: 10 packages of dry erase markers, 17 boxes of crayons, top-of-the-line running shoes, four […]
Jeff Bliss: Insightful or Inappropriate?
So I came across this article from The Educator’s Room last night while scrolling through my FB feed, and naturally, I was captivated. Jeff Bliss, a high school student somewhere in America, got mad at his world history teacher and blew up in front of the whole class, criticizing the […]