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Lisa Mims's Blog – April 2011 Archive (4)

What Do Teachers Really Want?

                                    

 Speak Up For Education and Kids is a group started by the National Education Association to unite educators and community members committed to investing in education, preventing harmful cuts,…

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Added by Lisa Mims on April 25, 2011 at 2:56pm — No Comments

"I-Am-Mrs.- Smith (Spoken Robotically)

Oh, I long for the days when I used to be able to teach! No, you didn’t miss anything, I still teach, but I don’t TEACH, the way I used to, the way I loved to. Yes, I use technology, and it has opened up a whole new world for me, but I miss teaching the old way. Sometimes, I feel like a robot, I am micro managed every second, minute, hour, day,week, month, of the school year. I feel like a body in the room, programmed to teach not only what they want me to teach, but also…

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Added by Lisa Mims on April 22, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

If Teachers Were Treated Like Stars! A Short Story....

Can you imagine what it would be like if teachers were treated like actors, athletes, and singers, hey, even reality tv "stars?" Life would be so different for us.



"Mrs.Smith, Mrs.Smith, can I get your autograph?" She turned and smiled at the young woman running towards her.



"Mrs.Smith", she gasped," I have been following your career for years! I'm about to start teaching myself. She handed Mrs.Smith a copy of her book.



"Are you ready for it, young lady?' she…

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Added by Lisa Mims on April 10, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

"We Are One!" A Day of Solidarity, April 4, 2011

They thought we were sleeping. They thought we were lulled into complacency with reality TV, cable television, DVR, fast food, and the latest tech gadgets. They were wrong! Gov. Scott Walker thought no one was paying attention. He thought he could scale back collective bargaining rights of state workers, and no one would notice. Shhhh!



However, the sleeping giant awakened, and proved that America was still the land of the free. I am proud of the teachers in Wisconsin.…

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Added by Lisa Mims on April 7, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

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