Breaking the Fundamental Rule of the Math Class Game - and paying the price

The Fundamental Rule of Math Class:  I teach something, you go home, open up the homework, do what I showed you in class, and you’ll be fine. 822 more words


It's time to push Fariña on unfair funding, bad principals

There are a ton of major issues to push with the NYC Department of Education. But my gut says these two should be priority. What do you think? 604 more words

New York

National Hot Dog Day, Kindergarten Math, and More

 “I’d rather hear it from an avatar.”

Who’s with us? We know the millions of teachers who use Voki worldwide can agree, but we’ll speak for ourselves—avatar technology rocks. 434 more words

Many NYC High Schools got treated badly by Bloomberg/Klein - when do we fix the damage?

My caucus brought the following resolution to the UFT Executive Board June 1, 2015 – 51 weeks ago. The Unity leadership tabled it, and never brought it back. 522 more words

New York City

Resolution "For Appropriate Supervision"

This resolution was presented at the UFT Executive Board, and tabled for revisions. I wrote about it last week. Find below the actual text. 332 more words

New York