The State of Education: Pennsylvania, PSSA and Pension

This article is part of our new feature "State of Education" where we hear what is going on in each state around the country, from an educator in that state.  If you would like to write about your state, contact us at info@theeducatorsroom.com!   1 - What are 2-3 of the big educational issues in [...]

The Current State of Education in New York: "The Hunger Games" (Part 3)

The Hunger Games series is powerful as an authentic text due to its messages of speaking out when something is wrong, and of fighting back against the bully. This is a tenet that many teachers not only preach, but practice in their classrooms.    Choose to do the right thing. Choose to speak out.  Choose to [...]

The State of Education in New York: "The Hunger Games" (Part 2)

In The Hunger Games Katniss becomes an unwitting symbol of the revolution when she uses the nightlock berries as a strategy for survival.  She takes the power out of the hands of the Capitol and the Gamemakers.  Throughout the next two books, the reader discovers that a revolution was brewing the entire time, a revolution [...]

By | May 16th, 2013|Opinion, The State of Education, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The State of Education in Tennessee: Chaos, Collective Bargaining for Teachers

This article is part of our new feature "State of Education" where we hear what is going on in each state around the country, from an educator in that state.  If you would like to write about your state, contact us at info@theeducatorsroom.com!   The state of education in Tennessee is chaotic, at best. We [...]