Daily Archives: February 25, 2018

Cartoons on University Teaching and Life

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
For this month, I gathered a bunch of cartoons that poke at higher education teaching, advising of masters and doctoral students, and the life of university students. Enjoy! ?…

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Teacher: I Signed Up to Teach Art History, Not to Carry Weapons or Die

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Rebecca Field is a teacher of art history in Richmond, Virginia. She wrote a powerful letter that got the attention of CNN and went viral.  She wrote: Dear every elected official, Nowhere in…

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Randi Weingarten: Arming Teachers Won’t Make Schools Safe

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Randi Weingarten responded in this article to Trump’s proposal to arm teachers: It won’t work. Trump compared schools to airports, but the logical extension of that ill-considered proposal is that every passenger…

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Marine Turned Teacher: Why I Will Not Carry a Gun in School

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Lloyd Lofthouse was a Marine. He saw combat. Then he became a teacher. He is retired. He explains here why it is a VERY bad idea to arm teachers: ”I woke up…

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