Hey. Psst.Teachers. NSTU members, in particular. Can we talk? WTF? I mean seriously. What the H-E-double hockey sticks is going on? We are supposedly in “contract negotiations” right now, but from my perspective it looks like we are being handed our hineys on a silver platter. And those doing the handing have their hands… Continue reading THE STRAW THAT BROKE THIS TEACHER’S BACK
Originally posted on Social Justice For All:
Let me be as candid and transparent as possible: I was a very strong supporter of Bernie Sanders, and until the past four weeks, held out great hope that he would become our next President. Over the course of the past month, I have had to do a…
Teachers can’t change what’s happening today, but we can influence what happens tomorrow.
The teachers have spoken and it appears they are a little bit stressed. A few months ago, I asked teachers to share their feelings in an on-line poll. I received 172 responses from teachers, mostly from Canada, with a few from the US, and one solitary soul from South America. They weren’t shy about sharing… Continue reading And the Survey Says… Teachers: Speak Up, Speak Out
If teachers are not required to differentiate their instruction for multiple ability levels within one room, there will be more time for specific, focused support and students will progress at a faster rate.
The following letter appeared in the Chronicle Herald on-line edition: In Scott Cote’s recent letter to the editor, he says that teachers in our province “lack the intestinal fortitude to stand up for kids”. He also says that a currently employed teacher who openly comments on these issues would be as rare as an albino… Continue reading Let Teachers Teach
Teachers voices often go unheard in discussions about the future of education. This is your chance to speak up and speak out. This survey is made up of only 10 questions and can be completed in less than 5 minutes (your time is valuable, I know). All comments are anonymous. I look forward to hearing from… Continue reading Teachers – It’s Time to Stop Whispering and Speak Up