A grumpy old teacher trying to keep up the good classroom fight in the new age of reformy stuff.
Friday, July 3, 2015
Philadelphia Flunks Economics 101
I continue to be amazed by the selective understanding of many reformy folks. Philadelphia schools have handed over management of their su...
The Superteacher Shuffle
The most unmet requirement of NCLB and the pseudo-laws of Waiver is the Superteacher Shuffle Law . Last year the Obama administration offer...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Driving the Testing Car
You may have heard this one-- just teach your students really well and they will do well on the test, just like a person who can drive reall...
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
How To Train Teachers
This is the sequel to a post you'll find here , which was a response to a blog post by Cristina Evans Duncan that you'll find here....
Are Education Majors Too Easy?
Last week at EdWeek, Cristiina Duncan Evans said yes , yes they are. But while she raises some interesting points, she also misses the boat ...
Who the Hell Is Scott Wagner?
If you're a Pennsylvania teacher whose blood pressure is a little low this morning, here's a...
Mirage: 5 Reasons Nevada's All-Choice Law Is Bad News
Charter-choice fans are ecstatic. Nevada's GOP legislature has decided to go all in on a state-wide voucher program. "I think a h...
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