A school’s curriculum is a school’s course of study and for students it is the education and training they receive. I attended a college preparatory high school in Baltimore, Loyola High School, which is a Jesuit institution. There were no shop classes or art and music classes. All classes were academic with one […]
Like so many people, when I read Mercedes Schneider’s posts on Bill Gates and the Common Core I struggled with a jumble of emotions.
I’m a visual learner which meant I had to reread her dissections several times for it all to sink in. I wanted to visually display these numbers and spent months looking […]
One of the biggest takeaways I’ve had from the NPE conference is the importance of bloggers. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t surprised at the outpouring of love all the writers received. The overall feeling is that education bloggers, like Mother Crusader, EduShyster, Mercedes Schneider, and others are driving the momentum of […]
The passion and energy in the auditorium during this speech was incredible. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
Sitting in the airport waiting to fly back to New York, my mind is still spinning from this past weekend. I had real trouble getting to sleep each night because I couldn’t stop thinking! I did my best to tweet, post, and take notes but things moved so quickly it was
difficult to keep up […]
By Josh J. Middleton, EdD
Someone chewing ice in my ear. Drivers holding their damn iphones to their ear as they navigate traffic. A phlebotomist who misses my clearly raised veins. Someone dragging their fingernails down a chalkboard. Have your attention?
Waste of time and ineffective educational practices that should produce the same clenched teeth, raised […]