Daily Archives: October 31, 2014

Steven Singer: Why Can’t Teachers Fire Tech Billionaires?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Steven Singer, teacher, was outraged by the cover of TIME that said it’s nearly impossible to fire bad teachers but tech millionaires have figured it out. He writes: “It is IMPOSSIBLE to fire…

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Brian Ford Writes a Letter to the Editors of TIME

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Brian Ford, teacher and author, wrote this letter to the editor of TIME magazine, in response to the demeaning cover about teachers as “Rotten Apples” who cannot be fired. The cover said that…

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BATS Respond to TIME

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The leaders of the BATs sent the following letter to TIME magazine in response to the magazine’s insulting cover story about American teachers: They wrote: As delegates of an organization that represents the…

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The Hard Part

They never tell you in teacher school, and it’s rarely discussed elsewhere. It is never, ever portrayed in movies and tv shows about teaching. Teachers rarely bring it up around non-teachers for fear it will make us look weak or … Continue reading

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October 31, 2014 – NATIONAL CARAMEL APPLE DAY – NATIONAL MAGIC DAY – NATIONAL KNOCK KNOCK JOKE DAY – NATIONAL BREADSTICK DAY – NATIONAL FRANKENSTEIN DAY – GIRL SCOUT FOUNDERS DAY – HALLOWEEN

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