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The Fear Factor - & its antidote

The Fear Factor

is so real —-

it is like teachers are suffering from anxiety, PTSD, Battered Wife Syndrome, and Stockholm Syndrome all at the same time. 61 more words


Let Love Lead the Way - An Important Message from Principal Jamaal Bowman

From Principal Jamaal Bowman opening The Call to Educational Justice Conference in NYC, October 17th, 2015:

“Our Work is About Two Things – Children and Love –  and not just love of children, obviously, but the love of the world, a love of the work, a love of our future, and most importantly, a love for ourselves.” 151 more words


Jitu Brown Fight for Dyett #fightfordyett12

Here is an interview with Jitu Brown about the critical lens through which we need to see our children, especially our brown and black and most at-risk children. 80 more words


"It's All About the INHUMANITY" - an Anonymous Teacher's Tale

Summer School- Turning the Heat Up On Achievement
by – One Fired Up Teacher

NOTE: This was written by a teacher in a high poverty district somewhere in the US. 508 more words


Where Have All the Teachers Gone?

Where have all the teachers gone?
Children are asking.
Where have all the teachers gone?
Parents want to know.
Where have all the teachers gone? 15 more words



I am re blogging this piece from my friend and fellow activist Jennifer Berkshire – EduShyster.  This is just about the most horrifying expose on what I can only call “Professional Undevelopment” that I have ever read. 1,191 more words