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Tag Archives: teachers
Standards, Curriculum, Educational Products, and the Demise of the Teaching Profession Over the past couple of months, I’ve had an opportunity to spend time examining state and national standards, as well as school district curricular documents. I was doing … Continue reading
It’s far too easy to fall into the habit of criticizing children (or anybody for that matter). But, the words we use are weapons, are acts of violence. Although they may “just” be words at first, they begin to promote … Continue reading
Just about every time I hear or see something about teachers and teaching, especially in the popular media, I cringe. The media, politicians, and even teachers themselves perpetuate the “institutional” myths of teachers and teaching. In addition to teaching in … Continue reading