Cure All, Teach All and the Capitalist
Every time I hear or see an educator toting or selling a new educational Cure All, Teach All product, I see them for what they are, snake salespeople hawking their wares. Teaching is quite simple: know your content, know your kids, meet the needs of your kids in real time. However, more often than not,…
A Letter to Senator Sanders
Dear Senator Sanders, Sun Tzu said, “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.” I know you have read The Art of War so you understand the meaning. The problem arises when you forget to keep track. I think you have. This is my favorite photo of you because, even though I am not a…
American Values – The Compromise?
As a 46 year old teacher I for certain have observed this one interesting conundrum and that is, a class full of middle school students could do a better job than the federal government and especially the Democratic party. Why? Because in elementary school is when you build a student foundation and middle school is…