Senin, 03 September 2018

To Be A "Gifted" Teacher

I wish we could all tell the truth about teaching, that it's really the simplest, most natural thing in the world. I wish our ...

Jumat, 31 Agustus 2018

Solidarity!

Last week, Seattle's teachers voted overwhelmingly to authorize a strike should their efforts to negotiate a new contract fail...

Kamis, 30 Agustus 2018

What We Will Learn

Last night at our parent orientation meeting, I told the parents that I would not be teaching their children literacy , although t...

Rabu, 29 Agustus 2018

When Anastasia Became A Monster

The monsters under Anastasia’s bed had been keeping her awake. Their usual growling, snarling and belching had been bad enough, bu...

Selasa, 28 Agustus 2018

"It's A Bouncy Lever Totter"

One of the kids hoisted a length of 2X4. It was unwieldy, throwing him off balance at first, but he got it under control, finding ...

Senin, 27 Agustus 2018

Design Flaws

I was recently leaving a downtown store. When I came to the exit door, I saw that it had a handle. I grabbed and pulled. The door ...