I left work early today after an incident with a parent left me unable emotionally to continue for the day. I have already made the decision to leave teaching at the end of this year, and today, I don’t know if I will make it even that long. Parents have become far too disrespectful, and […]
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I have taught in public schools for 15 years (7 as a Spanish teacher and 8 as a librarian). The schools were Title I middle and high schools in rural Kentucky, New York City, and Nashville (5th grade – 12th grade). I have a Master’s degree in Library Media Science, I earned my National Board Certification […]
IPS 5th Grade This week’s teacher teaches 5th grade at a Marion county school and has many years of teaching experience. Below are just a few of their stories that demonstrate the need to #ElevateTeachers and foster a system wide reform movement. This week’s teacher teaches 5th grade at a Marion county school and has […]
Elementary Teachers In this meeting, I spoke with 4 teachers. You’ll see no individualized comments – only comments made by someone from the group. We had teachers from grades 2,3,4, and 5. As we have these teacher meetings, it is apparent that the teachers we talk with are not happy with their jobs. They are […]