Thursday October 23rd 2014

Free Curriculum: Romeo and Juliet, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Fahrenheit 451


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Posts Tagged ‘Teachers Unions’

Teach4Real Greatest Hits: My Boy Arthur Who Can’t Pass Algebra

Teach4Real Greatest Hits: My Boy Arthur Who Can’t Pass Algebra

After a year of blogging, I am posting some of my favorite pieces. I just re-read this piece on a former student of mine, and it is just as heartbreaking to read as it was to write. Unfortunately, this situation is happening again this year, over [...]

Taking Away the American Dream in Wisconsin

Growing up, weren’t we always told about the American Dream? Wasn’t it a nice house, two good cars, and a little plot of land on which our children could play? Weren’t we going to pay for all of this with humble jobs, like teaching, or perhaps [...]

Marching Against the Middle Class in Wisconsin

Let's forget about the fact that Scott Walker actually inherited a surplus when he took office as governor of Wisconsin. Lets forget about the fact that he got rid of that surplus by giving tax breaks to corporations and the wealthy. And lets forget [...]

Waiting for Superman: A Teacher’s Perspective

Waiting for Superman: A Teacher’s Perspective

The film begins quietly. We are aware more of the silence than the lilting piano strokes that sound every 10 seconds. A father drives his son to school. The father is the narrator of “Waiting for Superman” and also its director, Davis [...]