Tagged with education

IEP Drama in a Broken System

IEP Drama in a Broken System

Having been a full-time educator now for 15 years and having been a parent for almost 8 years, there are moments when the two experiences collide and one sheds light on the other in a blinding way. This happened recently with my son’s IEP process. WARNING: This is along one, readers. [For those of you … Continue reading

Class You Need Help With…

Class You Need Help With…

Been thinking a lot about issues of race and class in education this week. The day my students respond to the question in black with something similar to that answer in red, my work will be complete.

A Kitten Dies…

A Kitten Dies…

A neighborhood friend and coincidentialy someone I trained as a teacher WAY back in the day (summer of 2002?) posted this on facebook and it killed me. She had seen it on a teacher’s door at another school. And then, because the world is small and crazy and wonderful, I was at Washington Irving High … Continue reading