Guest Post

Hello Ms. Rivas, I would be interested in a post that details why allowing random people who solicit you via email to guest post on your blog is a terrible idea. Seriously, Tom On Feb 24, 2012, at 5:38 AM, Katheryn Rivas wrote: Hi Tom, I hope this email finds you well. I only recently […]

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“Small People” Limited Time Offer

As an English or foreign language teacher I’d be all over the “small people” quote by BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg. It’s not going to be useful much longer so act now. Questions: Should this comment make people mad? What did he mean? What should he have said? It’s a beautiful entry to arguing about word […]

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Cartoons keep speaking to me

These are not the voices you want reminding you of where education is headed. Centralized pacing guides, centrally created lesson plans and myriad of other choices are moving teachers into the role of trained chickens with little choice and less say about what happens in their classrooms. Standardization is great for planning and scaling but […]

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