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CLASSROOM TEACHERS — Let YOUR voice be heard!Please select the "BE HEARD!" menu tab, at the top of this blog, to see how your views be heard! You can send in a passage, either anonymously or fully attributed, that will be the heart of a blog post -- as I try to let teacher voices about the real problems with education be heard nationwide!
Lift the curtain, and see for yourself!
- Friday night, July 3rd – CLASSROOM TEACHERS nationwide get another chance to be heard across the country on talk radio about the REAL issues in education July 1, 2015
- Progress! Another book by a teacher who gets it! June 8, 2015
- Some Advice Before You Become a Teacher May 19, 2015
- A Teacher View of Parents – 71% Great, 29% Difficult, 95% Clueless April 25, 2015
- Cancelling High School Electives, Arts, and Music – So Many Reasons, So Many Lies April 22, 2015
- Homeschooling – Career DoE bureaucrats could learn a lot from homeschoolers April 10, 2015
- The Atlanta School Cheating Convictions – So Wrong On So Many Levels April 7, 2015
- Teachers — another great chance for our voices to be heard nationwide this Monday, 6 April! April 4, 2015
- The PDP farce – wink, wink, nod, nod March 30, 2015
- DoE mandates now prevent teaching the curricula for an average of 35 minutes of every class period March 26, 2015
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Monthly Archives: March 2015
An extended version of my Huffington Post blog PDPs – Professional Development Plans (usually referred to as Professional Development Points by teachers) – are the primary means of giving teachers needed training during their careers. All teachers are required to … Continue reading
An extended version of my original blog on the Huffington Post In 1990, a classroom teacher typically had all but six minutes per class available to teach the lesson plan for the day. We were able to dive into the … Continue reading
Classroom teachers – your voices just got a LOT louder (about a million times louder!) by an invitation to join the Huffington Post education blog
It doesn’t happen very often for classroom teachers, but sometimes the good guys and gals do actually finish first. When I started this blog last fall, my goal was simple: let classroom teacher voices be heard about the real problems … Continue reading
Career DoE bureaucrats: Holding classroom teachers accountable for teaching a full-period lesson plan when DoE mandates PREVENT teaching for 35 minutes of every class period.
In 1990, a classroom teacher typically had all but six minutes per class available to teach the lesson plan for the day. We were able to dive into the lesson content, and use best practices reinforcement techniques to engage and … Continue reading
I am pleased to post this guest piece by M. Shannon Hernandez. Shannon and I collaborate whenever possible because we share three critical characteristics: a passion to teach, being driven to engage children in learning, and an absolute conviction that … Continue reading
An Ohio teacher visits Finland schools – and sees why they have a #1 worldwide ranking in education. The comparisons with #17 USA are stunning.
Here’s a refreshing change of pace – an uplifting view about the state of education! Thanks to a wonderful submission sent in by Suzanne G., a math and special education teacher from Ohio, we have the chance to visit a … Continue reading