Monthly Archives: October 2010

“He stopped caring.”

Last Friday, I “shadowed” my focal student, who I am studying for my case study for one of my teaching program courses: adolescent development and learning.   I spent the entire day following her from class to class, to a … Continue reading

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Court: No Teacher Speech Rights on Curriculum

Sent the article below to my teaching program cohort with the comment:  “Something to consider as we enter the teaching profession.  I wonder whether this might be overturned by the Supreme Court?” This article challenged my belief that teachers had … Continue reading

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Negotiate student achievement goals into teachers’ contracts

Interesting concept, however, it leaves out what many who advocate for measuring teacher accountability via student test scores often forget, and that is the myriad of factors outside of any teacher’s, or school’s, control that impact student achievement, many of … Continue reading

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