Not only do Oklahoma public school teachers spend extra hours caring for students, maintaining grade books, emailing students and parents, and sponsoring extracurricular activities, we also spend countless hours outside of school and off campus advocating for our students, their families, and our communities. And yet, in spite of all this, we’re still considered “bad apples” […]
It’s a teacher’s dream: Someone from outside education comes in and spends a couple of days shadowing or helping us in our jobs. At the end, they have a newfound respect for what it means to be a teacher. While this does sound like a dream you’d wake up from and realize you’re back in […]
Perhaps the situation is not not as bad in Oklahoma as it is in Indiana. Public education has friends in the legislature, for whom we are very grateful, a State Superintendent who has gone to bat for us, and several educators who are running for legislative offices. But if we’re not careful, we too may go […]
Moore Public Schools teachers break their silence on what it means to be a teacher. If you want to understand where teachers are coming from, you must watch.