It shouldn’t be Parents v. Teachers, but…

A facebook friend posted a link to an article penned by Ron Clark, a reputable and award-winning teacher. I started to leave a response in that tiny little comment box under her link, but my response grew and grew until it was a length that is completly unacceptable for a facebook comment: The article is … Continue reading It shouldn’t be Parents v. Teachers, but…

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The impossible things I believe in are good…aren’t they?

What a strange follow up this morning's post about the seemingly impossible things that are very real in my everyday... Have you ever blog surfed? You know, jumped from one blog to the next via post links and blogrolls until you've stumbled upon something you never would have encountered otherwise? After my musings about believing … Continue reading The impossible things I believe in are good…aren’t they?

Teaching means meeting the needs of ALL your students

Today's New York Times includes an op-ed piece by Marie Myung-Ok Lee entitled "What I Learned in School." The article is primarily memoir, a self-prescribed journey through two years of Ms. Lee's high school career, a time when two influential English teachers recognized Ms. Lee's love of reading and writing and gave her the space … Continue reading Teaching means meeting the needs of ALL your students