@teachingquality, please tell me this is a joke. It has to be. @edushyster?

Am I missing something? Teacherpreneurs, this sounds like a joke. Is this author serious? Exhibit A: I know what you’re thinking. You want to make an impact beyond your classroom while feeding your creative passions (which probably drove you into teaching in the first place). Thirty years of teaching in a silo might not sustain […]

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 […]

All right, enough with this stuff. Final parody for now: Hitler finds out his schools did not make #AYP

Uh oh, he does not sound happy. Now, folks that are hip to the Internets should know this meme and realize that I am NOT calling “eduformers” Hitler. Look up Downfall parodies. They’re everywhere. Here’s my contribution to the meme. Hitler finds out his schools did not make AYP. from Chalk Face on Vimeo.

A third parody video from @thechalkface, introducing you all to the wily #ed-deformer. Enjoy.

The get what they want (Thanks Randall).

A little late on this Onion parody of teach-for-awhilers, loved it. #TFA

As I’ve heard many argue, Teach for America is one link in the chain of privatization. That is, eliminate career educators through a comprehensive smear-campaign, erode their financial and labor protections. Career educators are expensive. TFA members, however, are not very expensive. They are less likely to accrue expensive benefits and travel up the ladder. […]


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