Teachers

Nationwide the talk in education is the high amount of teachers retiring or leaving teaching altogether. There is a myriad of reasons as to why teachers are exiting the profession. For this blog post, we’ll drill down to discuss three main reasons why teachers are leaving. We will also develop some solutions as to howContinue reading “Teachers”

Ravitch

Loud and Wrong I like many of you, was a fan of Diane Ravitch and her earlier work. It spoke to me. It was bold, courageous, and truthful. I’m sure current admirers of her work feel the same way about her present-day work. With her branding, over 150k Twitter followers, ones who have pledged theirContinue reading “Ravitch”

Open Letter to Teachers

Underpaid: Dear Teachers, you are revered. Having been adjacent to the classroom for several years, I know first-hand the job’s stress. Often you work in districts that are cash strapped. Having to take what little money you do make to buy supplies for your students. I know some teachers that often forfeit their lunch soContinue reading “Open Letter to Teachers”

Your Co-Teacher is a “Woke” Trump Supporter

Math and Common Sense If you look at the election results and do some simple Math, your co-teacher is probably a “woke” Trump supporter. The teaching field is over 80% white or white adjacent. According to exit polls, 55% of suburban white women voted for Trump. According to this data set, it’s safe to assumeContinue reading “Your Co-Teacher is a “Woke” Trump Supporter”

Reframing School Reform

I recently read an article from http://www.the74million.org written by Rob Pondiscio, a dope writer and a friend to the reform movement. There were some salient points from the paper and some items that did not resonate with me. I won’t go line for line regarding my likes or dislikes of his piece, but I wouldContinue reading “Reframing School Reform”