I just ran across an article entitled, “Teachers ‘Persist Where Others would Lose Hope.’” The article can be found here. The article is written by Isabel Song, a high school junior in Colorado Springs, Colorado and it was posted in “Teaching Ahead: A Roundtable,” a part of Education Week Teacher. Isabel recognizes how hard teachers […]
Almost as soon as I posted the last article from David Brooks, I found an article by Diane Ravitch. Read her criticism of the folks at the New York Times who don’t understand the problem with the Common Core Standards here.
Those who have followed my blog over on TeachersinTransition.com know that I haven’t developed a firm opinion about Common Core. I have listened to the debate from a somewhat elevated perch, frankly, because I don’t have to teach them, and I don’t have a dog in the hunt, as some might say. Having said that, […]
Hello! Welcome to my new blog, “Teachers in Distress.” I have been considering launching an independent blog for a while thinking that I needed another vehicle for reaching out to my “tribe” which is made up of teachers…teacher leaders, teachers in distress and teachers in transition. I have a whole brochure style website over at […]