Teacher:  Class I have found an area where we can be more successful. Students (continue low chatter aka no one cares) Teachers:  Ladies and gentlemen, listen up.  Today is about one word…revision. [Students stare back blankly; one considers asking to go to the bathroom.] Teacher:  That’s right!  I said it!  Revision!  Listen to this.  Revision … More Re:Vision

Teachers are Artists

Sunday night instead of grading, unpacking, doing laundry, planning for the week, or working out, I sat down to watch The English Teacher.  Surely it is just like planning or grading.  While Juliane Moore plays exactly what I envision myself to be as an English teacher, the story to me was about rewriting endings.  In … More Teachers are Artists