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Still Life With Principal

I am married to a principal, a principal of an elementary school in a smaller sized community. When he got the job, I thought I understood what our family was walking into. 804 more words


Gender Discrimination - Last Day At School

It was 20/03/2014, and was the last day at our school. I took my little Sony DSC w710 along with me to capture those final moments to mummify it for the future I have to live in. 111 more words


State English test blasted as unfair

By Sabina Mollot
Following the lead of a principal in Brooklyn, who held a protest outside her school over state English language tests that have been blasted as unfair, other schools have followed suit, with parents organizing similar protests on Friday morning. 776 more words

Council Member Dan Garodnick

Pedagogy and Politics

As the NUT conference starts, Robin B explains why we have to rescue children from the politicians

We are a year away from the 2015 general election. 1,196 more words


Financial Education: Time for Reform

Generally, my #FinancialFriday posts are related to what we can do as young professionals to better ourselves financially.  But this time, I want to focus on how we can help the next generation not make the mistakes some of us made.   214 more words

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What's most worrying about Sir Michael Wilshaw?

I can’t decide what I find most worrying about the Chief Inspector of schools, Michael Wilshaw;

His recent demonization of parents or His paralysing failure to look beyond the current educational framework… 962 more words

Yo-yos, Hula Hoops, Tamagotchies and other School Crazes

We’ve all done it! Enjoyed the latest school craze.

Footy cards, Coca Cola yo-yos, swap cards, Pokemons, Nike shoes,  . . . you name it, we’ve all been bought and sold trying to match toe sterling efforts of our peers. 144 more words