A State of Acrimony

Recently, the San Jose Mercury News blamed “acrimony” for the Evergreen Teachers Association’s recent discussion with its members on the potential for calling a strike. While the relationship between the …
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Authenticity

A couple weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be a guest speaker in a San Jose State credential course, EDSC 182 Assessment and Evaluation. The course, as its syllabus …
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Stand Corrected

My Dear Colleagues, Today is California’s Day of the Teacher, a celebration of everything that you do and everything that you mean to the thousands of lives that you have …
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Normal

Jason Collins, a free agent for the NBA, publicly declared today that he is gay and, as a teacher, I am grateful. I thought all day today about the students …
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Spirit of the Law

Audrie Pott’s suicide has been all over the news recently following the arrest of three Saratoga High School boys who allegedly participated in her sexual assault last September. This case, …
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