Welcome to the first “Parent / Teacher Conference,” I guess. I’m posting a Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom / Parental Guidance thread to discuss teaching kids about touching and consent. OBVIOUSLY, the Kavanaugh hearing is the inspiration for this. How … Continue reading Parental Guidance / Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom: Teaching Touching and Consent
Welcome to the Occasional Avocado Education discussion. Since is probably the biggest issue in education today, let’s talk a little about it. The governing board of the NAEP Assessments – what is commonly referred to as “the Nations Report Card” … Continue reading Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom: Let’s Talk About Testing
It’s September 1st, so seems like a good time for another edition of the Avocado’s occasional education discussion. About 5 years ago, the LA Unified School District spent about a billion-with-a-b dollars on ipads for about a 650,000 students. The … Continue reading Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom: Technology in the Classroom
Are you a teacher or student experiencing existential dread? A parent upset about having to provide pencils and tissues for a student that MAY SHARE THEM with the rest of the class? A cabinet level education official worried about another … Continue reading Dark Sarcasm in The Classroom: Back to School Edition – Open to Everyone
Welcome to the very occasional Avocado education discussion* It’s back to school time in the US. Teachers from preschool on up to grad school are steeling themselves for another year of walking a fine line between good pedagogy, shit budgets, … Continue reading Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom: Back to school edition!
Hello educators and education – adjacent workers! It’s time for another round of the very occasional Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom thread where we get to complain and bitch and brag and stuff! If you are not an educator, or … Continue reading Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom: The Occasional Education Thread. Topic: Parents!
I decided to revive this occasional education education thread. I imagine I’ll do this once a month, but anyone who wants can put up a discussion, can and should- just tag it as “Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom” and “education.” So … Continue reading Dark Sarcasm in the Classroom: the occasional education thread: What It’s Really Like