It’s here! It’s here! The full #tfios trailer in beautiful high definition!
Laughing and sobbing simultaneously already. Because of the trailer or because I already know the story? Who cares. Can’t wait!
We asked 170,000 educators on our WeAreTeachers Facebook page, ”What do people say or ask you about teaching that drives you crazy?” They had a few lessons to share. So get out your pencil and your notebook, and listen up. Here are 12 things you should never say to teachers. Not to your neighbor…
Pay attention, please.
You’ve likely heard the “Friends” theme song a bijillion times, but you haven’t heard it like this. Three Irish blokes, Glenn Murphy, Oisin O’Callaghan and Ronan Scolard re-imagined the sound of “I’ll Be There For You,” by The Rembrandts.
Very much like.
I don’t go running because I want to be thin.
I go running because
and tell you
this is literally my favorite running post of all time. hands down.
So yeah, all of that pre-graduation adrenaline has definitely worn off.
So 8 hours after I walked for my Master’s degree, this is how I’m spending my evening:
My first homebuddies streaming Jingle All the Way. Drinking some Christmas at Biltmore wine from my boy. Wrapped in my coziest robe and just generally being a total bum. #noregrets
Made my heart big and my eyes wet.
Diane Ravitch on The Daily Show.
Ravitch is the queen. If only the government would listen…
We would also address poverty directly. We would increase the minimum wage and make post-secondary education cheap or free, and we’d improve improve unemployment benefits and offer free job-training to the unemployed.
Poverty is one of the few social ills where throwing money at the problem really does seem to work.
These are not radical, liberal ideas. In fact, in Europe most of them are associated with the more conservative parties, and many of them were associated with the American Republican party in the 80s. But the United States’s political climate is so different from anywhere else in the industrialized world that I fear we will just continue to get farther behind in education (and in % of people living in poverty) until we decide to make some big domestic investments.
In 2013, something terrible is awakening in London’s National Gallery; in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan England; and somewhere in space an ancient battle reaches its devastating conclusion.
Even though I will most likely not be able to join in the global simulcast for reasons, I’m so so excited that it’s today!!
On the upside, I don’t have to worry about this possibility since I’ll be seeing it later:
Each one of us is…
…and an athlete….
…and a basket case….
….and a princess….