Tennessee legislators have once again thrust a new curriculum at teachers who will be evaluated by how well they prepare students using these new TNReady standards. The Sevier County School District where I teach is amazingly supportive of teachers and always looking for ways to help teachers to meet the challenges of teaching our students. … More Best. Inservice. Ever.
A fellow blogger and English teacher has written an insightful analysis of why she has not jumped onto Watchman‘s ever growing fanlist. Head over to her site for her views about the publication of Harper Lee’s “new” novel. While you’re there, look around. This is an especially great site for teachers; The Millenery wears many … More The Millenery’s View on Watchman
Why one English teacher has no plans to read Go Set a Watchman I’ve been teaching Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird for almost my entire career. I have dissected, analyzed, and scrutinized every word, action, and character in that novel. One would think that a new related masterpiece by Harper Lee would have me … More Atticus: The Dark Knight? Not in this Universe