there is nothing quite like sitting in at a training and having the leader say, "now, show me that you were using your listening ears" and then- when they are met with silence continue, "who wants to show me they were a good listener when their friend was talking?"
when you ask how to fix education- it is right here.
stop talking to teachers like we're idiots- start treating us like we are the smart, intelligent professionals that we are.
but i'm just tired and grouchy without my summer 1 o'clock nap. ignore me.