Hey everyone!  Just thought I’d share an AWESOME resource I found this morning.  Teach.com is a website dedicated to teachers and what they do.  It seems especially helpful for preservice teachers and people who are thinking they may want to teach.  It includes information about teaching as a career, as well as helpful articles on … Continue reading

“…Learning is the only thing for you…”

“‘The best thing for being sad,’ replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, ‘is to learn something. That’s the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see the world … Continue reading

Double Vision

“Teachers in these schools must work, and know that they must work, within “the box” of segregated demographics and extreme inequities that Orfield has described; but in their temperaments and in their moral disposition many also stand outside that box, because they are aware of its existence, and this sense of double-vision, being part of something … Continue reading

What Teachers Make – Taylor Mali

It’s frustrating when I tell someone I’m studying to be a teacher, and their immediate response is, “You know you’re not going to make any money, right?” It is rude, condescending, and ignorant on so many different levels.  If anyone said this about a profession other than teaching, people would be mortified! However, it seems … Continue reading

There’s A Test for That?

Originally posted on jantwilson:
As New York City continues to struggle with how best to evaluate teachers to improve the quality of students’ education, the New York Times has published a report announcing that new standardized testing will likely be added in subjects that have typically been spared this form of assessment, including art and…

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