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The High-Stakes Testing/Common Core Connection to New Teacher Ed. Regulations

Nancy Bailey was a special education for many years. She left teaching due to the current reforms that are taking over the nation’s classrooms. She is now an education blogger and author, writing about the teaching profession and public schools that are critically important to the future of America and its children. 967 more words

Corporate Education Reform Industry


“Where are the heroes of today?” a radio talk show host thundered. He blames society’s shortcomings on public education, of all things! I think too many people are looking for heroes in all the wrong places. 723 more words


OOTD Thurs & Fri

Busy days here are my outfits from the end of the working week.

City Chic Top
Target pencil skirt -which I pulled on my pandora bracelet and now cant wear :( 64 more words


Friday Funnies - Having Survived Mid-terms!

Mid-term exams are done for another year and students and teachers have all survived…for the most part!  The student’s job is done, they have regurgitated all they know about subject content onto exam papers…now it’s marking, report cards and parent-teacher interviews for the teachers.  71 more words

Proverbs 16:9 - Journey Thoughts

Pat Skarda, Professor Emerita & Spinster Aunt to Thousands

I don’t always read my undergraduate college’s alumnae magazine, but I do occasionally check the class notes and such at the back. The other day I flipped into the current issue, which had been sitting unread on my dining table for a couple weeks, before tossing it in the recycling. 1,355 more words


The First Lesson I Really Learned as a Teacher.

The First Lesson I Really Learned as a Teacher.

(But the Moral does not strike me for almost Thirty Years.)

If you have any friends or acquaintances who would like to pass some of my musings on to some the younger teachers of the world, even the pre-service students, feel free. 2,440 more words

Snow Days

Seeing as it’s Friday and almost the weekend, I thought we could think about what we could do on this snow day..if we didn’t have to work of course. 234 more words

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