Ms. Katie's Ramblings
Saturday, July 16, 2016
New CPS School Budgets are Stinky Turd Lumps
CPS has done it again. If you thought " Student Based Budgeting " was a bad idea (it is) ...
Saturday, June 4, 2016
The Obscenity of Teaching in These Times
**I am beyond angry. Beware strong language ahead.** It feels like the world is crumbling around us. Our state remains without a budget-t...
Monday, May 30, 2016
The Limits of Social Justice Curriculum
For a number of decades now, the topic of social justice curriculum has dominated the progressive wing of education. Teaching culturally-rel...
Monday, April 18, 2016
The Problem with Common Core Math Standards
Here is a comment I wrote last year about my own experiences and thoughts on the Common Core math standards written on Diane Ravitch's ...
PARCC is the Worst Test I've Ever Seen
Here are some more thoughts on the PARCC test: I administered the test to third and fourth graders with disabilities (8 & 9 years o...
Friday, March 25, 2016
PARCC and Real Live Children
There's a lot going on in Chicago right now. I was proud to become delegate at my school this past week and participate in the CTU House...
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