Re-posted from REALTeachers On Thursday March 3, the district presented and passed a “worst-case scenario” budget. It is a devastating budget, and the cuts are enormous. Here are some of the major points from it: Class-sizes increases 29 to 1 in primary grades 34 to 1 in intermediate elementary 36 to 1 in middle school [...]
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From SCTA President Linda Tuttle MARCH 3 SCHOOL BOARD MEETING 6:30 pm Serna Center This is a call for solidarity and to defend public education in this district! The School Board will be voting on a resolution to cut up to 350 positions in the SCTA unit. The decision will increase class sizes beyond the [...]
You can’t ask them to think about text that gives them nothing to think about…
2:44 pm , November 10 , 2013
Howdy! I teach sixth grade at an elementary school in Sacramento, CA. I started my career in Oakland, Ca, and moved here to Sacramento in 2001.
My goals are:
- To reflect on how I am teaching, and how effective my practices are;
- To reflect on my profession, and how effective various practices are;
- To understand the political and cultural context that we teach in; and,
- To network with other like-minded educators.
To help me reach my goals, I use this blog as a place for me to reflect on best practices, and the practices I’m (trying to) putting in place in my classroom.
I can be contacted here.