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Teachers accountable to teachers: busting bureaucracy organically

Originally posted at educatedtodeath.com Suppose we looked at teacher accountability in a new way? I propose we trust teachers—a little laissez-faire education if you will. This might require higher pay and a serious look at teacher education and quality, but it’ll balance itself out. With less money thrown at testing and corporate remediation materials plus … Continue reading

Accountability vs. Responsibility

The following post has been cross posted from my teacher blog, A Teacher’s Ruminations. Disclaimer:  The tentative conclusions found herein are not what I initially intended, hence tentative.  As I wrote, my ruminations took me in an unexpected direction.  I hope readers will add sense to what may be nonsense, after all. Whatever happened to … Continue reading

We need more teachers like this

If you are proud of your high testsandgrades or ashamed of your low ones, you are a part of the problem. But if those who get low testsandgrades speak up against them they are easily labelled as ‘sour grapes’. That’s why those who get high testsandgrades have a responsibility to speak up and reject any … Continue reading

Wastes of Time in Education: Do I Need an Accreditation Attitude Adjustment?

What does the phrase “waste of time” mean to you?  To me, it is when I spend time doing something that seems to serve no majorly useful purpose.  The “seems to” is a subjective qualifier here – what one person views as a waste of time may not beseen as such by others.  For example, … Continue reading

March to Democracy

The primary feature of democratic education is equal student and teacher participation in learning and school governance.  Independent democratic schools – like Sudbury schools – typify the theory of democratic education in practice.  At these schools Students and teachers participate as equals in a direct democracy responsible for all school governance decisions – including hiring … Continue reading

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