Some teachers want to be vaccinated, before school reopens to classes full time. There are schools that need to update their ventilation systems for safety. What are some of the changes in the way that classrooms work, that will help to keep each other safe and healthy?
The pandemic of 2020 to present has affected all of us in some way:
Whether we are people who lost a loved one, or whole family to Covid. Or businesses that had to cease operations because it was unsafe to operate. Or gig workers who lost the ability to sell products, socially market, or present new products.
Seriously, Who do you talk to when the stress of your teaching gig is driving you crazy? I know that when I was
teaching, it felt like a lonely place where there were not many people that I could trust to share with. And
there were very few opportunities to share with someone who had the possibility of knowing what I was going
Teachers may want to hear from other teachers and successful people in education who are accomplishing much in a variety of fields of endeavor. What do you want to see in terms of venues of communication and collaboration among teachers?
A School Is A Dangerous Place. What do you do when one of the learners you protect, on a given school day, current student, comes in with a weapon, attempting to do damage to other students, teachers, or staff? What do you do when one of your former students comes back with a weapon, determined to shoot and kill students, teachers, or staff? We discuss it here...
Have you ever felt that something needed to change, but then realized that you
were just one person? And, after all, what can one person do to improve the
But, what if you were talking about improving Educational outcomes. And, you
decided to teach to improve outcomes. Oh, yes, but you are only one person.
What can you possibly do to improve Education?
I contend that Education as a construct, benefits from Technology as a
construct. I feel that simply teaching and learning the same way that it had
always been done, needed a change.
Since most of us have had some educational experiences we all feel that we are
experts in Education. We have some successes and perhaps failures to point to,
that make us know something about the educational experience.
One thing that I had to consider as a Teacher, is that I was also a parent. I
needed to get good deals on many supplies for my family, as well as create and provide a suitable classroom environment for the many students that came through my classroom every day.
"Working Together, Makes It All Better!" Edward Robinson, 2018
There are times when going it alone, is necessary. But, most of the time, it is
better to go down that path with a buddy. If one falls down, the other can help
the friend up again.
Some jobs start out seeming to be a profitable way to earn a living. But then
hidden fees kick in, costs for transportation, tolls, travel related fees,
non-paid work related issues, etc. complicated pay processes, that make the job less profitable than once thought. Moreover, some jobs don't pay enough to
repair the car you use to get to work, or pay for child care expenses
associated with taking a job. Can you pay your bills from the funds derived
from this gig? Would you be able to squirrel away some money to savings after
your bills are paid, or no?