Teachers and Parents!
We've almost made it, another year is gone with more stories of victorious student achievement (they're ALL victories right?).
As teachers, we are often totally focused on our classrooms and students. We put blinders on and forget how to have a life. This is especially true now during test season.
Teachers: It's testing season, and now that your evaluations are being tied to student test scores (in most states), it's more important than ever for your students to do well.
Distance (online) learning is an emerging area of education that we've been watching. Some excellent websites have caught our eye, they are devoted to different career paths.
NY Governor Andrew Cuomo is concerned that the deal struck by Buffalo Teacher's Union and Administration contradicts the agreement forged at the state level. In essence, at the local level, are there promises made to ensure teacher job security that simply cannot be made?