Here it is. VAM. Teacher preparation. CCR.
How about having some freakin’ Common Core Standards on how to teach kids about surviving their parents’ divorce? Watching this HBO documentary, “Don’t Divorce Me!” got me thinking about how utterly ridiculous and destructive this entire high stakes accountability policy actually is in the real world, where most of us live. How many points, data adjustments or […]
Seriously. There has to be some kind of fetish with this stuff, some kind of sexual fantasy. This from The Answer Sheet. Do you have any idea how humiliating this poor woman does any good whatsoever? This kind of public display of humiliation of an educated person does absolutely no good, I’m serious. I think that’s […]
Does this slide not look oddly familiar? It must be some kind of really terrible government Powerpoint template. And to think, as a result of this initiative, schools are actually using Powerpoint presentations in real classrooms. All of this money spent on technology and it just gets us Powerpoints on DELL’s. Awful. In any event, […]
I invited a guest speaker to come into one of my classes who teaches at one of worst high schools in the country–literally, it’s on a list. In any event, this teacher stated that of the 120 students or so on record, he’ll see in a good day about half of them. And since he’s […]