A grumpy old teacher trying to keep up the good classroom fight in the new age of reformy stuff.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Couple Days Off
I have just returned from a few days on a lake in Maine with my lovely wife. We had a window of opportunity and cause to celebrate (my wife ...
Friday, July 31, 2015
This is actually a delayed post, because technology is awesome. My wife and I have left the dog and my mother-in-law in charge of the hous...
Thursday, July 30, 2015
NC Education of Tomorrow
Raleigh, North Carolina, April 2019 Political leaders gathered to celebrate today as Department of Education bulldozers upgraded the last ...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Kansas: Digging a Deeper Hole
News came two weeks ago that Kansas has taken a bold new step in making their schools Even Worse. The story is one of how several current tr...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Rick Hess's Cage-Busting Lessons
Rick Hess has been busy promoting his book about Cage-Busting Teachers, and he reported ten lessons that he learned out on the circuit. As ...
NY Charter in Trouble
Riverhead Charter School was first opened in 2001 in Calverton, NY. They started out as a K-5 school and have since moved up to K-8 status. ...
Monday, July 27, 2015
The Substitute Shortage
One of the surprises of my look into state by state teacher shortages was the widespread reporting of a substitute teacher shortage. I knew...
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