Required Readings

Do teachers make kids more valuable? OR I’m not here to make widgets! It’s Required Reading Mayday 2014!

Well, let’s see what’s been bugging me this morning: For  “Value Added Teacher Evaluation”, which is part of the trinity of corporate educational reform ( along with charter schools and Common Core), Houston teachers are saying No Thank You.  The terminology is disturbing to me. It seems to indicate that …

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Special Ed Defense, Teach for America, Khan Academy, and more math, earlier- Required Readings 3/9/2014

Everybody’s growing up or out!!! The struggle continues: a mom explains why her child deserves a education., even though he’s disabled. Why is this even a question? Some interesting developments over at Teach for America– someone over there is finally listening to the critics or maybe they think it’s a …