Maya Angelou was a great role model for women everywhere. She was the epitome of grace, courage, and wisdom. I am saddened to hear of her passing, but I am confident that her words will live on forever.
Do you ever feel like you have too many things to accomplish in a single day? Are you driven by demands at work all day only to come home to find more demands being made on your time and energy? Do you feel worn out all the time, waking up just as tired in the morning as […]
Shocker: Texas Lifts Enrollment Caps on K12.
I ran across this article that popped up because I have a strong interest in issues related to teacher transition, and this was offered through Google Alerts. The post starts with this paragraph: “Common Core has certainly changed the K-12 classroom scene in its short implementation and perhaps the group that has suffered the most […]
Salon Reveals Charter School Fraud
John Kuhn has earned my respect as a defender of public education. I urge you to read this offering from The Chalkface.
I love teachers. Not only was I a teacher for over 30 years, but I represented teachers as the president of the Virginia Education Association from 2008-2012, so I know first hand that teachers have the purest hearts of anyone on the planet. They are dedicated to their craft, they are committed to their […]
I have stated on many occasions that I don’t have an opinion yet about the pros and cons of Common Core. I am aware of the controversy, and I know that I respect the opinion of those who are most concerned about the validity of the standards and how they are being used–or misused–as the […]