My daughter wanted a new backpack several years ago, and after several unfulfilling stops, we ended up at Target. The selection was a bit slim – it being a few weeks after school had started – but she found something that seemed like a good combination of practical and not-entirely-embarrassing, and we took it to the nearest register.
The great profusion of children's books protracts the imbecility of childhood. They arrest the understanding, instead of advancing it. They give forwardness without strength. They hinder the mind from making vigorous shoots, teach it to stoop when it should soar, and contract when it should expand...
Sometimes you have to admit you’re not where you should be. Not doing what you wish you were doing. Or, if you are, it’s not working.
The class after lunch is always a colorful time. Students have just had a rowdy half-hour of the most freedom they’ll experience during the school day, and most are loaded up on sugar, caffeine, and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.
The House Common Education Committee met on Monday, February 20th. Here’s what they talked about.
House Common Education Committee: Michael Rogers (R, Chair), Rhonda Baker (R, Vice Chair), Chad Caldwell (R), Ed Cannaday (D), Dennis Casey (R), Donnie Condit (D), Mickey Dollens (D), Tom Gann (R), Katie Henke (R), Jadine Nollan (R), Mike Osburn (R), Dustin Roberts (R), Chuck Strohm (R), Todd Thomsen (R), George Young (D)
The House Common Education Committee meets for the second time on Monday, February 20th. Here’s their anticipated Agenda, along with pith and opinion from yours truly. This particular update is ridiculously long, mostly because there are a few of these bills I simply can't shut up about.
Blue Cereal moderates the #OklaEd Sunday Night Chat February 19th, 2017!
Here's a preview of the anticipated prompts...
Disclaimer: I’ve only been to two #EdCamps ever. I don’t work for #EdCamp (does anyone “work” for #EdCamp?), I’ve not organized or sponsored one, etc. I just… show up and participate. Like normal people. Or teachers.