I would add that damage is being done in a variety of settings that teachers and children inhabit..not just the public school gulag. read this. it needs to be read and thought about Are You Complicit in “Soul Murder”?. Advertisements
Beware the Jargoneers… as per previous post…but here is a great chart from Mr Kohn on what to look for in a solid progressive classroom. Further..these things should be present throughout the grades..not just in Early Childhood ( to eight … Continue reading
Alfie Kohn talked about the dangers of jargon last night and why he attempts to avoid using it at all costs. He was intense and sharply hilarious , jumping on and off the stage….engaging the audience in questions. I was … Continue reading
Disturbing is a mild term to describe what is happening to school… read this Vermont: The Heavy Fist of the Federal Government Demands Testing!.
Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Activist parents and educators who belong to SaveOurSchoolsNJ helpfully assembled a dozen reasons to refuse the Common Core PARCC test. ? ? ? 1. PARCC is poorly designed & confusing ? “For many…
I am always suspicious, when I visit a school claiming to be “progressive” , if I do not see classroom pets, large garbage cans..paintbrushes in the sink, blocks and other materials put away the kid way, (a bit crooked)-and if … Continue reading
“Your Majesty, please… I don’t like to complain, But down here below, we are feeling great pain. I know, up on top you are seeing great sights, But down here at the bottom we, too, should have rights.