40% of Teachers Unhappy? Natural Selection At Work Or Can We Improve Teacher Support?

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Read “State of Mind,” an article about teacher job satisfaction that appeared yesterday online in Education Week.

Are you happy with your profession? Why or why not? What’s to be done?

What would you like to tell your Superintendent or local Board of Ed about the state of teaching in your district/school?

Meme: Passion Quilt

Frumteacher tagged me for this meme, and the theme appeals to me.


Post a picture or make/take/create your own that captures what YOU are most passionate for kids to learn about.

Give your picture a short title.

Title your blog post “Meme: Passion Quilt.”

Link back to this blog entry.

Include links to 5 (or more) folks in your professional learning network.

The Parthenon

Sunrise on The Parthenon symbolizes daily new beginnings of enlightened self-determination. The image evokes renewed thought of the history and legacy of the most humane aspects of Western Civilization: liberty, equality, fraternity.

I’d love to see what The Science Goddess, Jose, Lisa, Miss Profe, Eric, Ruben, BK Teacher, Dr. Pezz, and Edward Carson will offer.