My teaching isn’t perfect, my family was not perfect, and, as far a personal development, I have a long way to go. So why am I supposed to pretend otherwise when I step in front of impressionable teenagers who are looking at me to model what it is to be a human in the world? 735 more words
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For being such a realist/pessimist, I sometimes surprise myself with my optimism.
Take last January, for example.
Almost exactly a year ago I wrote a post, which I admitted at the time was written with “wide-eyed optimism.” You can read it… 862 more words
I just can’t resist publishing this latest piece of well-engineered horse manure.
In an obvious effort to appear to actually care about his employees, Grand Poohbah Bubba the Bellicose commissioned Gallup, Inc. 899 more words
Robert J. Marzano, the fraud behind Learning Sciences International and its teacher observation gobbledygook, is the granddaddy of gamesmanship in teacher evaluation “research” and the resultant peddling to public schools of “experimental” gimmicks. 1,173 more words
Mad Scientist Marzano Has Created a Monster
Virtually all of Florida’s public universities have colleges of education. A quick perusal of the State University System of Florida Board of Governors website shows 12 public universities, 10 of which have colleges of education. 896 more words