Category Archives: Teachers and Parents

What’s It All About?

What’s it all about, Alfie? Is it just for the moment we live? What’s it all about when you sort it out, Alfie? Are we meant to take more than we give,…? What is it all about, Alfie? Hardly anybody … Continue reading

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It’s My Classroom

If you are my age (born in 1950), then you’re probably familiar with the hit song “It’s My Party” by Lesley Gore, a ’60’s teen star of recording fame. “It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to, cry … Continue reading

Posted in "Reform Experts", Blogs and Blogging, Career Opportunities, Education Professionals, Education Reform, Education Transformation, Faculty and Staff, Quality Teachers/Quality Teaching, School Improvement, Teachers and Parents, Teachers and Teaching | 1 Comment

Do We Stand a Chance?

Just watched a 2:57 minute clip on the excellent and highly recommended blog site FAILING SCHOOLS of a recent presentation in Denver by Diane Ravitch to a group of public school teachers and parents. Ravitch recounts how a reporter for the … Continue reading

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