In these troubled teaching times, one needs all the inspiration they can get. One needs a soothing voice out there to tell us everything is gonna be all right. You know, like a Bob Marley of education. And APS Superintendent Winston Brooks has been that Bob Marley this school year. Telling us not to quit.… Read More Where’s Winston?
In an effort to become less cynical and more inspired, your humble blogger went to the NM Public Education Department website. Yes, I know. It’s like seeking inspiration about humanity by going to a bar parking lot at closing time on Saturday night/Sunday morning. Anyway, I hadn’t been for a while and seeing what’s up… Read More NM PED Has One Stinky “Tech Footprint”
It’s like many of us have been “draggin’ Central” up and down ala “American Graffiti” for the long, long years since the weirdness of “No Child Left Behind” became the true Orwell of Hanna Skandera, and, all the sudden, the Journal puts out a thumb and asks for a ride. Sure, come on in, ABQ Journal.… Read More Wanna Go For a Ride, ABQ Journal?
The friendly folks at Albuquerque Public Schools “Employee Assistance Office” have just announced a “Workshop on Dealing with Difficult People.” The announcement says the workshop will be held at “City Center, Room 210W.” No word on if “City Center, Room 210W” is basically the size of a soccer stadium in Rio. It better be. These… Read More “We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Auditorium”
Alrighty, the sun is going down literally (although given its very weak effort, I’d have to say Mr. Sun could have largely not bothered going up at all today) and metaphorically on our glorious Winter Break, 2013-2014. A good time was had by all, even by those of us who coughed and coughed and coughed… Read More Back to Work: “Required Trainings” Edition