I graduated from Gates-Chili in 1982. I had amazing teachers here who affected my life. Mr. Ron Poness, Ms.Martha MacAdam, Mr. Jack Degan, and Mr. Dan Hickey are a few who bring a smile to my face. These amazing teachers made me want to become a teacher. I decided that standing in front of youngContinue reading “Hall of Fame Induction Speech”
From the United Opt Out Conference held in February, 2016 in Philadelphia: “The destruction of the educational system is by design. It is about destroying the capacity to think, to create, and to imagine.” ~ Chris Hedges
How do students feel about PARCC? Here is one student’s perspective.
Even though Ian’s cancer battle is years behind us, this list describes what we went through and still experience (especially 11-15).
In an earlier post, Part 1: Identifying the problems, I discussed how Ken Robinson’s video is helping education by shining a light on the problems, identifying the 3 principles that drive human life, and then he offers an existing solution. The first principle is about individuality. Robinson explains the 2nd principle this way: 2nd Principle thatContinue reading “Part 2: the 2nd principle that drives human life”