South Bronx School nails a lot of what's ailin' NYC teachers at this point in a great post on how teachers have their heads in the sand: Apathy And Ignorance At The DOE
Reality Based Educator slams Joel Klein's farewell interview: NY Times Fails To Hold Klein Accountable Today. Here's the link to the interview The NY Times conducted an "interview" with outgoing NYC schools chancellor Joel Klein.
Leonie Haimson also slams Klein: Poor misunderstood Joel Klein and has her own version of his Xmas card: Joel Klein's holiday card
And this one came in from a reader:
This is truly funny!!! But, there's also some truth in the humor. Take this with a grain of salt. http://teachbad.com/2010/12/
I added Teachbad to the blogroll - truly doesn't like teaching and focuses the blog on that aspect. Check out the films.
Keep an eye on my blogroll for other great posts. I'm going to shovel some snow and then watch a movie. (Oh, if you want to call me on my cell or send a text, don't bother. My phone died tonight. Only emails till I get another.)
Here is the 28 minute Norman Siegel presentation: http://vimeo.com/18152230Check out Norms Notes for a variety of articles of interest: http://normsnotes2.blogspot.com/
Here's the State Attorney General and City Corp Council defense of Black - so you can see just how lame it is. http://vimeo.com/18154003
Roger Wareham presentation: http://vimeo.com/18162396
Eric Snyder presentation: http://vimeo.com/18169037
Rebuttals from all sides: http://vimeo.com/18169854