Happy World Teachers Day!

Education International sponsors recognition of Oct. 5 as World Teachers Day. Here’s their site where you can send an e-card to thank teachers for what they do, share photos and also find out more about this year’s theme of gender equality. Since it is a worldwide day, here’s a few links to some of the […]

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It’s what she does

NOTE from Betsy Sandberg: I don’t know if you’ve had the time to check out the It’s What We Do website yet. Have you had the time to submit something yourself? I received the above from “the other Betsy” over the summer. Back then, there was a 300-word space limit. That’s the good thing about this […]

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A spicy way to support teachers

If you have never tried shopping Penzeys Spices, you need to give it a try. Why? Because this business saw what was happening to teachers in the state of Wisconsin and did something about it. If you don’t have time to go to the link, it’s that on Sept. 1, members of the Milwaukee teachers […]

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At least one newspaper appreciates teachers

Thanks to the Saranac Lake TA for pointing out this editorial in the Plattsburgh Press-Republican.

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National Teacher gets in more than 2 cents

Angie Miller, selected as the nation’s top teacher recently, speaks her mind. Here’s a link to Valerie Strauss’ full reporting, and here’s an excerpt: Angie Miller, a language arts teacher at Holderness Central School, was the last teacher to address the panel. Her topic was parent involvement (she started by saying that it was appropriate […]

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