I am teaching myself to use Xcode. In three months time, by the end of this summer, At the Chalk Face will have a smartphone/tablet application. Perhaps I’m being naive about the app submission and review process. Or, my ability to learn code from scratch. No matter. The goal has been set. That is all.
Images are powerful and when there’s free time, I make them. So, we offer you the following image gallery for free to use and share at your leisure. Many are based on WWI and II propaganda posters, others humdrum internet memes with an education twist. Myself and others will likely keep adding to this gallery […]
Well, I have to say, it’s pretty amazing. In addition to have a great chat with teachers Ralph Ratto and Brian White, we debuted the new “Michelle Rhee” button. We’ve used a term in the past, that these education “reforms” are “faith-based.” That is, they’re not based on any evidence, per se, just some pure […]
We have to brag a little bit. The weekly radio show makes us unique because it supports the commentary we do, and vice versa. We work our BEE-hinds off to bring everyone stories and conversations that don’t get covered, related to education and public schools. In addition to our weekly shows at 6PM EST on […]
As we announced late last week, we formed a partnership with the longstanding education blog Schools Matter. We began to see our goals and ideologies dovetail increasingly over the months and years, deciding that together we are stronger. You’ll notice some slight variations to our homepage layout. I thought we may need to take the […]
You can catch the only education obsessed focused talk available on Blog Talk Radio, live every Sunday at 6PM EST/3PM PST. Here’s the show page. And you can always click the greenish graphic at the top of the homepage to get to the show as well. But, as we sometimes do, we’ll have special episodes featuring specific […]
Here’s the interview on Blog Talk Radio. What’s remarkable is that she spent so much time with us considering how busy things are going to be. In any event, I had a few persistent thoughts after the interview. One, the formula for underutilization in Chicago is partly based on square footage. That was a really […]