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Navigating Your Administration: Five Tips From a Teacher's Perspective

By |2016-11-01T14:38:07-04:00February 1st, 2013|Featured, Uncategorized|

To the frustrated, tired, spread-too-thin public (and private) school teacher, communicating with and understanding the dynamics of your administrative team--or your single administrator--can be one of the most difficult parts of the job, even in a best-case scenario. I have worked for excellent administrators and those that... weren't as easy to work with. I will not seek [...]

So, How Is [COVID] School Going?

By |2020-10-23T12:48:01-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Ask a Teacher, COVID-19|

I have fielded this question from family, friends, and neighbors. It is a simple question. I have been teaching social studies for over twenty-five years, so I should offer a concise answer. However, the question makes me stammer and equivocate.   I find myself thinking and sometimes saying the following: "It's weird." "I hate every minute [...]

Teachers are Once Again Being Targeted by the Highest Office

By |2020-09-18T18:11:36-04:00September 18th, 2020|Current Events in Education, Opinion|

It wasn’t enough that teachers were encouraged to go back to their classrooms during the height of the pandemic. It wasn’t enough that we were deemed essential workers to further a political agenda. And it wasn’t enough that our Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, pushed schools to reopen while continuing to provide absolutely zero leadership [...]

Staying Within Law: Special Education Teachers and IDEA

By |2020-09-01T00:16:22-04:00September 1st, 2020|Back to School, College and Career, Current Events in Education, Do The Work, Elementary, Featured, High School, How to Fix Education, Instruction & Curriculum, Kindergarten, Legal, Parents, School Improvement, Special Education, Teacher Leaders, The New Teacher Chronicles, The State of Education, The Student Teacher Diaries|

Although it’s been a rough start to the 20-2021 school year for most school districts in the United States, school districts are still required to meet the service needs of their special education students. Under IDEA, the Bible for Special Services, also known as the Individuals with Disabilities Act, denotes in detail what our special [...]

The American Teacher: Savior or Scapegoat?

By |2020-08-24T12:32:13-04:00August 24th, 2020|Ask a Teacher, COVID-19, How to Fix Education, The State of Education|

Absolutely necessary; extremely important; crucial; necessary; key; vital; indispensable; needed; required; vitally important; critical; life-and-death; imperative; mandatory; compulsory; obligatory; compelling; urgent; pressing; burning; acute; paramount; preeminent;high-priority; significant; consequential. These words describe the word essential. Notice how many words are employed to define a single word. Anthropologists note that the higher a term is valued, the [...]

The Case for Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline

By |2020-08-19T22:25:43-04:00August 20th, 2020|Current Events in Education, Opinion|

Guest Writer: Maya El-Darzi Maya El-Darzi has a bachelor's degree in both political science and history, as well as a master's degree in history and teaching. Maya currently teaches World and US History at a local high school. Security guards, cameras, and inflexible discipline codes - these elements constitute the zero-tolerance behavioral policy schools have [...]

Opinion: The White House Just Gave My School 8 Recommendations for Reopening Schools During COVID-19. Here’s Mine.

By |2020-08-18T10:57:50-04:00August 18th, 2020|From the Front Lines, Opinion|

By Thomas Courtney President Donald J. Trump just declared that teachers and students should go back to school and he gave us eight pieces of advice--may be to help swallow this magical pill. For a national symptom that in his fumbling idiocy he caused in at least part, and for which he takes no responsibility. [...]

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