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  • The children come first
    10 Resolutions for public schools teachers for 2015
    1. Remember that the parents are on your side2. You went to college to become a teacher to educate children not to produce test scores3. Class sizes cannot go much higher before the parents throw a fit about it4. Work with the other teachers,...
  • Government to control the rating of colleges
    Government to control the rating of colleges (Video)
    At a time when higher education is being pumped as a necessary objective if one is to earn a decent wage, Obama administration and the U.S. Department of Education has come up with the idea that education needs a national federal college rating...
  • Testing robs millions from our children.
    Disastrous DIBELS is stealing our tax dollars and our students’ education
    In LAUSD, elementary teachers must give the wasteful DIBELS three times a year. This school year, it has been expanded to include fourth and fifth grade classes.WHAT A WASTE!The teacher must sit in the back or on the side of the classroom with...
  • Teachers
    Changes in educational policy
    Requirements for teacher licensures have been steadily increasing throughout the past 15 years. Back when I was getting my degree, I had to pass a Basic Skills Test, which assessed and made sure I had the basic skills to teach.Now, preservice...
  • Teacher
    Raise Your Hand! Teachers, the real leaders part 2
    Raise your hand, or RYH, is a campaign all about moving beyond talk to delivering measurable results for students. Described more appropriately as a movement by some, RYH is bringing teachers and others together in effort to increase collaboration...
  • It’s a new school year and time for MCSD’s 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year!
    Martin County's 2014-2015 'Teacher of the Year' is Anthony Ferro
    It’s all aboard and congratulations in honoring the Education Foundation of Martin County (EFMC) and the Martin County School District’s winner of its 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year Award saluting Mr. Anthony “Tony” Ferro, a...
  •  It's American Education Week and it is education as usual in Treasure Coast and PBC schools!
    It's American Education Week: Education as usual on the Treasure Coast and PBC
    From Nov. 16-22, we're celebrating public education as ‘American Education Week’ and the individuals who are working to ensure every child receives a quality education. The following is the Proclamation of American Education Week,...
  • Teachers
    Teachers, the real leaders
    Now a days, many corporate profit and nonprofit organizations have a stake in the country’s public education system. Most often, their stake involves helping the schools, in some form or fashion, do better. However, what are teachers’...
  • Everything is upside down in LAUSD!
    They hold the teachers accountable. What about....
    According to LAUSD Fingertip Facts, there are 27,263 teachers in the district this school year. That is 550 teachers less than the last school year.There are 2,206 administrators, up 71 administrators from the previous year.They want to hold the...
  • LAUSD teachers unjustly jailed
    In LAUSD you’re guilty, as accusations have become evidence
    The students know this and they threaten to say that their teacher did something to them if he or she makes them turn off their phone or their iPod or do their work.Many of the teachers who have been put into LAUSD teacher jail have been cleared...
  • "War what is it good for, absolutely nothing"
    Is there a difference between the war on terror and the war on teachers?
    Why are we in Afghanistan anyway?To get our soldiers killed or injured or to have the soldiers return with PTSD, no jobs awaiting them, and limited federal government support.Why did we invade and destroy Iraq?To make billions for the defense...
  • Teaching is a work of heart.
    If you want to thank someone for your success today, thank your teachers
    If you learned to read and to write, and to spell and to do Math calculations,Thank your teachers.If you have a job, a family, and friends,Thank your teachers.If you are able to read the newspaper or the news on the Internet and write a check and...
  • Time
    Time Magazine 'Bad Apple' cover on Nov. 2014 issue infuriates teachers
    Time Magazine has chosen to dedicate its Nov. 3, 2014 issue’s cover to bad teachers. The cover photo shows a judge’s gavel about to smash a shiny red apple – the kind often found symbolizing teachers and education. Alongside the...
  • The undisputed truth of educational foundations on the Treasure Coast and PBC
    Undisputed truth about educational foundations on the Treasure Coast and PBC
    Without a doubt, it is the undisputed truth that educational foundations (the human dynamos) on the Treasure Coast and Palm Beach County are invaluable to their local schools and communities. The dependability and continuity in which the...
  • Artwork
    Online opportunities for professional development
    Where can art teachers find professional development that is relevant to what they need to know in 21st Century education? As we are being asked to encourage students to collaborate with their peers for leaning outcomes, why not seek to...