Account of a trans man’s experiences as a high school teacher, via buzzfeed Consider reading it. Interesting.
I’m really liking Ken Bernstein’s apology to higher education faculty from a high school teacher. Actually, it’s a warning. A warning, it is. From my experience, I just started recently teaching freshmen who could have been fifth graders I taught years ago at the pre-dawn of NCLB. Unfortunately, I don’t have the kind of perspective […]
Just for shits and giggles, I’m posting the notes I took as a discussant for a panel on teaching controversial issues. I wrote it quick, thought it might make for a nice blog post at some point. Who knows, here’s the statement: I’m in elementary, teach methods, supervisor in schools, teach in a dc charter […]
A Florida high school social studies teacher by the name of Joseph Thomas has been suspended for insubordination for refusing to be evaluated by someone who is out of field. That is, a secondary teacher being observed by someone who specializes in elementary. Here’s the article and here’s a back and forth with the county […]
I’m not a secondary person, but I think Jay has it right here as he seems to understand the nuanced relationship teachers have with standardized tests. As an active member of the MD Council for Social Studies, I received emails in support of keeping the MD HSA government assessment. It’s all part of this can’t […]