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Passing the baton …… a teacher’s legacy 0

Passing the baton …… a teacher’s legacy

Thursday, May 09, 2014 8:30 AM As a retiring teacher, I’ve recently “reflected” deeply about my 40+ year career in education,  what I’ve learned over the years, and what yet needs to be done...

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students 3

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students

Tenure… that word that supposedly protects teachers… the one that everyone claims keeps bad teachers in the classroom, was proven wrong today, especially in my district.  You see, I got riff’d today!  Yep… and...

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students 0

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students Tenure… that word that supposedly protects teachers… the one that everyone claims keeps bad teachers in the classroom, was proven wrong today, especially in my district.  You...

From RIF’d to Recall…. Pitfalls and Silver Platters 0

From RIF’d to Recall…. Pitfalls and Silver Platters

      What a tumultuous week…. a week ago I was relatively calmly teaching the last couple of days of school, hanging in there with the 8th graders who had just experienced their...

What’s Up with Teaching in 2012 ?  (from a teacher’s viewpoint ) 0

What’s Up with Teaching in 2012 ? (from a teacher’s viewpoint )

      With all the negative press about teachers in the last several years,  I thought it might be beneficial to keep a blog on the impacts of the new changes taking place in education as they...

What’s Up with Teaching in 2012 ? (from a teacher’s viewpoint ) 0

What’s Up with Teaching in 2012 ? (from a teacher’s viewpoint )

With all the negative press about teachers in the last several years,  I thought it might be beneficial to keep a blog on the impacts of the new changes taking place in education as they are...

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