While I agree with this post for the most part, this quote bugs the heck
out of me: "There isn't much on the immediate horizon threatening the livelihood
of the millions of teachers who work behind the closed doors of classrooms around the
Really? What about state budgets? Every teacher who's been with my district 5 years
or less, including me, is being laid off at the end of this year. Class sizes are going up,
and schools are being shuttered. That's the case all over the state of California. There
are no teaching jobs here, so unless you are able to leave state, there's nowhere to
go. I hear from friends all over the country that the same is happening all over.
Please don't do those of us who are not on the brink
of retirement the disservice of stating our livelihoods
are not being threatened. For thousands of us, the rug is being pulled
out from under us.
“We grew up learning how to use computers for work, and
now we are learning to play. Our students grew up learning
how to play and now are learning to use them for work."
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The less you share, the
less power you have
What would you like to share?
What would you like your students to share?
Thanks for letting me share
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