Didactic Teaching. We all had at least one class where the teacher spouted off information, we wrote down what we thought was important and our grades were dependent how much of his or her rumblings we could regurgitate back on the test.
I had an Ah-ha moment this evening. It wasn’t one of those life changing epiphanies-sorry to disappoint, but it was pretty moving for me on a professional level.
Today I almost choked a lady in front of me in the grocery store! She was talking to the cashier about “Teachers being so lucky and OVERPAID because they have 4 whole months off in the Summer?!?!?!” I wanted to show her my paycheck, our school district calendar (we are ONLY off 6 weeks in […]
Friday, February 27, 2015 5pm It is 5:00pm on the Friday before high stakes testing begins at my high priority, low performing school. Like the rest of my co teachers, I grabbed my things and ran from the stress as soon as I could see the tail lights of the last bus leave the parking […]
My thoughts on Arne & Eric’s meeting in Virginia today.