Tag Archive: What is wrong with public education

Jan 10

School or Education

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As a public school teacher we are placed under a lot of pressure to provide an education for our students, and rightly so.  That is why I choose that career and have persevered doing it for over a decade.  Unfortunately it gets tougher every year to stay with it.  Do not get me wrong, I …

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Feb 19

Standardized Test: Teaching or Testing that is the Question

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via So, just taking a little break from getting an end of the year test study guide done for my students, and as I was working on it and it kept getting longer and longer I started to think about all the days wasted in the school year prepping for this end-all be-all standardized test.  …

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Aug 20

Monday Musing: Home School or Not to Home School that is the Question

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Do we home school or not home school, that is the question that we have been struggling with lately.  Karen and I have had some strong discussion on just what we are going to do with our child’s and future children’s education.  Do we break the bank and put them in private schools, roll the dice …

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Apr 02

Monday Musing: This Makes No Sense

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Lately in my classroom it seems like I keep telling myself over and over again that this makes no sense.  Being an eighth grade U.S. history teacher there are a lot of ups and downs, and I can happily say that I have had a lot more ups than downs in my short teaching career.  …

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