I have found that it is very easy for administrators, candidates for public office, and elected officials to say “I appreciate teachers”, but when it comes to backing up those words with actions, it is rare for true appreciation to come through. It’s as if saying “I appreciate teachers” has become a socially contrived sound… Read more »
On Friday, April 27, I will be giving a speech to a ballroom crowded with 300 people, explaining what it meant to have spent the last year as 2017’s Yavapai County Overall Teacher of the Year. It’s been quite an honor. A flag was waved over the nation’s Capitol in my honor. A declaration about… Read more »
In my last blog post I took to task Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction and its leadership for pushing forward teacher license deregulation and “entity” driven teacher education. Some have commented that should refrain from critiques of DPI and its leadership and that Governor Walker and the Wisconsin Republicans have done the most damage to… Read more »
Or… Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction releases blueprint for the dismantling and demoralization of the teaching profession. “How can anyone make such a claim?” It’s easy. In response to the “teacher shortage” narrative the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction put forth rules that favor “alternative” and “fast track” pipelines into the classrooms of Wisconsin public… Read more »
3-10-18 The Earl Ingram Show – Educators Amplified – Hour 1 3-10-18 The Earl Ingram Show – Educators Amplified – Hour 2 3-10-18 The Earl Ingram Show – Educators Amplified – Hour 3
What happens when a “liberal college professor” runs for school board? What about Christmas? Just listen.
The sports industrial complex as currently constituted is built on the backs of black athletes and incentivises universities and high schools to emphasize the athletic potential of many children over their academic achievement. Many students are accepted into top tier colleges that typically would be denied entrance, if not for their potential to help win… Read more »