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Pop Quiz Hot Shot: Split Second Teaching

“Mr. McCormick, I need to sharpen my pencil!”

Me: “Again? Seriously? You just sharpened it.”

“I know, but it broke.”

5 minutes later.

“Hey! He threw paper at me!” 1,216 more words


How to get rid of school choice problems once and for all?

Now that the hustle and bustle of the appointment of Betsy Devos has become a reality, schools are now faced with the potential impact that school choice may have on their community of parents and learners. 759 more words

Racism In Education

Tom Rademacher's Article

Tom Rademacher was voted teacher of the year in Minnesota. He has recently published a book It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. 776 more words

Keynote Address - Urban League Scholarship Dinner - 2015

I would like to thank the Urban League for inviting me to share my thoughts with you this evening and I’d like to add my congratulations to Ms. 1,465 more words


Spitting on the Teacher

“I can do anything I want and nothing will happen,” Logico G said to Mr D. his nemesis teacher. Mr D was 250 lbs and over six feet tall. 1,193 more words

Coger a su Madre or Fuck Your Mother

“Coger a su madre,” came from the lips of the sixth grade middle school boy. At that point I knew that he had said something about my mother and it wasn’t good. 1,442 more words

Creative Maladjustment for Reality Pedagogy and Healing

One week ago at the New Teacher Center Symposium on Mentoring and Induction Chris Emdin used Martin Luther King Jr.’s words and urged me to examine which parts of society I am willing to be deliberately maladjusted to. 2,446 more words