Happy New Year from @thechalkface! Top posts of 2012

To celebrate the new year @ the chalk face, here are the top ten posts of 2012:

Paul Tough Is Way Off-Base. And Stop Saying “Grit”

School Today….What they don’t tell you. (Written by a teacher)

Hi. I’m Lauren, and I’m a Recovering Elitist NYC Teaching Fellow

Message To My Teacher Friends At The Start of a New School Year. by Mark Naison

Is your child getting a “worksheet” education?

First of many @thechalkface parody videos, this one of the recent #studentsfirst drivel

Another reason why #teacher #evaluation is a S-H-A-M

No DIBELS for you! 

Education Nation and Teacher Evaluation: You know what they say about opinions don’t you?

Do We Have New Child Labor Issues in the United States?

Many more great education analysis and commentary to come.