Five in the air for the teacher not scared to tell those kids thats living in...– Lupe Fiasco
I’m going to hibernate with a bag of Hot Cheetos to get my fat stores ready to...– JA, describing his winter break plans
The “Banana Slug Dance” at Walden West…the kids loved it!
Finally, almost no one believes the teacher quality provisions of NCLB are...– Arne Duncan - School reform: A chance for bipartisan governing (via kateybasye)
Me: Today, we are talking about the Chinese New Year. In China, bamboo is an...
If you lived in a crime-ridden neighborhood where your home was broken into a dozen times and the school your children were zoned to was low-performing, wouldn’t you take drastic measures to ensure they got a quality education?
I am genuinely confused about how today’s discussion of the Chinese New Year became a half-hour long discussion about the Wallowa Lake Monster and the feasibility of its existence, but am humbled and impressed by my students’ imaginations. “It probably has fangs and venom and wants to eat people’s toes. Just their toes.” “I think it’s friendly and has a...