Teacher Tenure, or Who should we keep around?

I read an interesting article in the New York Times yesterday about several governors trying to come up with plans to end teacher tenure.  Or maybe not end it, but reform it. As someone who is studying to be a teacher I find this an interesting subject, but I am not really sure where I … Continue reading Teacher Tenure, or Who should we keep around?

Know-it-all-ism and What to do with student like me

"Are you incapable of restraining yourself, or do you take pride in being an insufferable know-it-all ?" - Prof. Severus Snape I have been thinking a bit about know-it-alls, "Besserwisser" (better-knower) as the Germans call it.  I have been accused of being a nerd, and I will freely admit it, but lately I am beginning to … Continue reading Know-it-all-ism and What to do with student like me