Fight Back Friday: testing

The American Federation of Teachers has taken a stand against the fixation on high-stakes testing. They’ve started a petition drive and already nearly 7,000 have signed it. Here’s the link to sign the petition. Thanks to Don Carlisto, a 7th-grade teacher in Saranac Lake and member of the SLTA, for alerting me to it. (I […]

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Social studies: it’s what he does

Johnathan Chase teaches social studies in the Edmeston schools. Edmeston is right of Interstate 88 and it’s the same exit for Brooks BBQ if you are ever in the area. Chase is one of the many amazing teachers in our schools. Here’s a link to an explanation of how he weaves music and the history […]

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