Sunday, November 17, 2013

11-17-13 Ed Notes Online

Ed Notes Online:

Have Fun With MOREistas at the Holiday Party, Dec. 6
Thank goodness. A party instead of a meeting in December. Here is your chance if you haven't touched base with us to eat, drink and be merry. And you don't even have to say the magic words: social justice. But you can bitch all you want about the UFT, Advance, ed eval, Randi, Mulgrew, etc. Or not. Just have some fun -- even if you're in Unity or New Action --- just parteeeeeee!MORE Holiday Party 1
***PLEASE FORWARD***Are you...Nervous about the implementation of a new teacher evaluation system?Outraged that teachers are evaluated on tests for subjects they don't even teach?Eager to organize resistance to the new teacher evaluation system?The MORE Chapter Organizing Committee invites educators, parents and students to our Queens Happy Hour:The Movement of Rank-and-file Educators Chapter Orga
Arne Duncan Grounds Ed Deform Ship of Fools
At the Answer Sheet, Valerie confirms Arne Duncan outrageously condescending statement on the resistance to the Common Core: "It’s fascinating to me that some of the pushback is coming from, sort of, white suburban moms who — all of a sudden — their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were and their school isn’t quite as good as they thought they were, and that’s pretty scary."

11-16-13 Ed Notes Online Week
Ed Notes Online: Ed Notes Online mark as readAdvice from a Lowly Retired Elementary School Computer Teacher - Hey Obama - It's Computer Science 1.1.... and some lessons for my colleagues in MORE.Bear with me on this one. Obama Care Spaghetti codeWith every passing day, it becomes clearer just how incompetent -- and really arrogant - team Obama is and has been - and I can begin to understand the of