When I saw this post yesterday, I made a simple comment about how we, the adults, are in control. You would have thought I turned into a spotted donkey in front of their eyes and said the moon was made of green cheese. According to one woman, “I” was THE PROBLEM. No, ma’am. We all… Read More the kids
TL: DR Meetings with parents and guardians can be made simpler and with more care. I have more to add later: just a placeholder. https://t.co/CLWlXiJsAg — Kelly Love (@mrskellylove) January 19, 2022 A little story: Many years ago, I saw the need for an alternative to the current ASB (Associated Student Body) group. The ASB… Read More Parents & Guardians
TL:DR I am wondering if folks sometimes too narrowly focus on the one thing, instead of addressing the bigger, more challenging questions/issues. A few things I’ll weave together: Recently had an exchange about books* My older son told me about his friend who’s become an “anti-natalist.” The Venn Diagram in my mind connects in the… Read More Zealot.
Some painful subjects in this post. I have no instructions for how to do this. How to help. What to teach. How to go forward. I am Cassandra: I warn and am shunned because it’s too dangerous and toxic. You can’t just hope your kids won’t be racist. You have to actively prepare them to… Read More defaced
Information and ideas about this text and series, and Native American Heritage Month… Read More A Girl Called Echo
Exploration of witches in literature and art.… Read More Witch-Lit-Love
So… how is it going? Any teacher who is charge of student government / student activities is not paid enough no matter what they are paid — Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) October 3, 2021 Well, a few things. Let’s pretend for one moment that everything is “back to normal.” Wait, I’m not qualified to speak on… Read More Two Minds.
We’ve been in the building full time since May of last year, and now this year. School began on September 8th for students, so today is Day 12. And each day I think, “Whew, one more day I don’t have COVID, or at least a breakthrough case that I know of.” And that is our… Read More little ray of sunshine
Well, dangit. Long story short: I posted this TikTok on a large English teacher group, with the point being the teacher doesn’t have to leave out her “non-honors” kids in asking about books. We’ve all seen the fragility and defensiveness, and my only point or request to other teachers was not to do this. It… Read More Big trouble.
teachers: you’re just not funny… Read More “Can’t take a joke.”