One of my current peeves: teachers/educators who don't pay attention to the news re: education and teaching. — Kelly Love, NBCT (@mrskellylove) July 11, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js It’s weird how what I consider to be innocuous tweets get attention, positive and not-so-much. So, as a place for more information, here are some sources I have grown… Read More Newsworthy
View this post on Instagram Correspondent @michaelsrubens spoke with an all-star panel of experts to learn how this terrifying nightmare pandemic could actually lead to some progress! You know what they say? When life hands you a devastating global pandemic, give people universal healthcare! A post shared by Samantha Bee (@fullfrontalsamb) on May 15, 2020… Read More reimaginginginginging
As a follow up to What Seems to be the Trouble, Lady? post, the question arises concerning teacher/educator power versus “other” power, and what possible damage can Devos do? Well, let’s take one possible walk through the Woods of Broken Pencils: Get rid of protections for LBGTQ students. Check: http://www.salon.com/2017/01/19/donald-trumps-presidency-is-a-grave-threat-to-lgbt-students-and-betsy-devos-is-just-the-tip-of-the-iceberg/ Get rid of protections for… Read More Looking for trouble.
Like most benign institutions, I assumed the Department of Education would always be there, doing its most important job: keeping the playing field field-y and the standards standard-y. But since education is under DEFCON 1 level attack, along with many of our Constitutional laws under the new, inexperienced and dangerous administration, the question was posed,… Read More What seems to be the trouble, lady?
None of this is new news. We are hurting. Our economy, our growth, our creativity: we see it, we call it out, and we try, desperately, to avert the tsunami. And it feels as if the invisible force of money drowns us, like a force of nature, pressure systems, and earthquakes shaking us little humans… Read More Numbers game.
The old adage, “a woman’s work is never done” feels true for many adults these days. People have always worked, and in most opinions, the phrase ‘working moms’ is redundant – it applies to all mothers, whether the mom has a job outside of the home or not. Staying home with small children is demanding… Read More Month of May Mothers: Smart moms.
Happy President’s Day, George. Abe. And the Rest. You Helped Grow a Strong Tree. The other day a student asked why we were bothering with learning about ancient world history/civilizations, mythology, etc. His father (a German citizen) thought learning about American History would be a much more worthwhile use of time. The student wanted to… Read More Why Do We Learn (Anything)?
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