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And the Survey Says… Teachers: Speak Up, Speak Out

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

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Let Teachers Teach

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

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Teachers – It’s Time to Stop Whispering and Speak Up

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