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Meet Betsy DeVos, Our New Secretary of Education

Today it was announced that President-Elect Donald Trump has chosen Betsy DeVos, a top Republican Donor, and School Choice Advocate to head the Department of Education. As teachers, we've already had a contentious relationship with the two predecessors to the job, but before we get into policy, it's important to understand who Betsy DeVoe is [...]

Are SPED Teachers Being Wells Fargoed? How Special Education Resembles the Wells Fargo Scandal

Cross-Posted at maribeeappletree    Those that handle our funds have a fiduciary duty to properly handle our hard-earned money, right? Recently our faith was shaken. In order to keep their $12 per hour jobs, low level Wells Fargo employees opened fraudulent bank and credit card accounts in their customers’ names. Top executives pushed managers to [...]

Teaching in a Virtual Reality

  For the 2016-2017 school year, The Educator's Room has joined a partnership with Mid-Pacific Institute, an independent private school that serves students in grades K-12 and is located in Honolulu, Hawaii. Throughout the year, various teachers, administrators, and stakeholders will share their experiences using the theme, "Learning in a Virtual Reality". To listen more to [...]

By | October 12th, 2016|MidPacific Institute|0 Comments