A poll of Burque Babble readers would probably reveal there are very few Burque Babble readers, while also pointing out that a very high percentage of those few who drop by are are New Mexico K-12 teachers. Hello, New Mexico K-12 teachers! In what may be a fairly regular “feature” (or just a one-shot deal), we’ll go… Read More Sunday Teacher Wonk Time: What We Have Here Is a NM PED Failure to Communicate
If you’ve been on the planet long enough, say more than five to ten minutes, you’ve probably figured out that humans are flawed beings. Knowledge of this, over time, accumulates and by the time you’re, say, 53 years-old (just to pick a completely hypothetical number), you’ve got quite the mountain of evidence. Humans are messed… Read More Albuquerque Public Schools: ¿Quién es Más Desordenado?
Oh, where have you been, my schoolteachin’ son? Oh, where have you been, my underpaid one? I’ve stumbled in prep for online testin’ a’ plenty I’ve read and I’ve calibrated seven vague standards I’ve plunged in the depths of the mighty PARCC practices I’ve stared in the dead eyes of countless dozen test takers I’ve… Read More PARCC: A Hard Drive’s A-Gonna Crash
Just FYI as we go into 2015 (Happy 2015, Ya’ll!): Burque Babble will, in an attempt to be less informative than ever before, be using Twitter @jscotkey a bit more and this blog a bit less (is it possible to be a “bit less” than zero?). Shorter things haphazardly put together (i.e., my blog entries… Read More Wanna Be a Principal But Hate New Mexico’s Evaluation System? Easy: Be a “Charter School Leader”