Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dear May: I Know Your Tricks

It’s finally the end of April. Happy Friday and good riddance to another month. Now comes May. Pretty cool, right? Almost done. But listen, Month of May…get outta my face. You suck. You think you are so great: Hey, Teachers…look … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened At Work Today

I liked my job. This was highly unlikely because it was the first day back after spring break. I have been nuturing a pit of bitter anxiety about this day. It had been growing in my stomach, honestly, since before … Continue reading

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Teachers Still In Favor Of Spring Break

FAKE EDUCATION NEWS -Everywhere, USA Spring Break balances that most delicate of…balances. Here, in America, most of us believe in the separation of church and state. Is Spring Break really about a “break”? Or is it some Overlord Christian Imperialist … Continue reading

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Geography of School

There is something that has been pissing me off all year…and I thought I knew what it was. It was right there, in front of me all year. Sort of. And I sort of sensed it. But I didn’t really … Continue reading

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Roxanna Elden: Your Friend and Mine

There is a magical book called See Me After Class: Advice for Teachers, by Teachers. The author is Roxanna Elden. (Disclosure: I do not know Ms. Elden personally. I receive no commissions, etc. I just like her book.) Elden has … Continue reading

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