The State of Education: Funding Control Changes in California
Early last month California Gov. Jerry Brown released his proposed budget, in which we saw a generous (and much-needed) increase in educatio
To Teach or Not to Teach? The Early Career Educator's Question
Halfway through my second year of teaching, I found myself questioning whether or not this was a viable career for me.
Politicized Purpose: A Reassessment of Teacher Unions Today
Are teacher unions still necessary today to protect educational professionals and the students they teach; or are unions now outdated entiti
Google Conference Shows Power of Technology in Education
Technology can greatly enhance instruction by encouraging meaningful collaboration, creation, and developing 21st-century skills.
Perplexed in CT by Recommendations for EngageNY Curriculum
Engage NY curriculum contrasts with Common Core goals; it is both staggering in its breadth and it is highly scripted. CT should be wary.
5 Things You Need to Freshen Up in Your Centers this Year
As the second semester gets underway (provided we make it to school between the snow storms) here are five things you can do to freshen up c
The Top 5 Things That Teachers Think (To Themselves) But Do Not Say (Out...
...what every teacher knows is the art of holding one’s tongue.
10 Ways to Fix Education: Stop the Revolving Door of Administrators, Tea...
For quality work to occur quality planning and reflection are an important part of the process. Today we’re here to talk of the need to stop
English/LA Can Persevere with Math Practice Standard #1 - The Educator's...
Mathematic Practice Standard #1 is not limited to applications in math classes; this standard should be shared with multiple academic discip