Month: September 2013

#Red4Ed begins this Wednesday!

Spread the word far and wide!  

PJSTA Calendar of Upcoming Events

I’ve had a lot of questions regarding the dates of upcoming actions.  Use this post to help keep track of our events for the next three weeks. This Week Thursday, 9/26- Rally in Carle Place for a fair contract.  Details here. Saturday,… Read More

On BEDS Day, Put the Testing to Bed!

BEDS Day is October 2nd this year… let’s put high stakes testing to bed! via Students, Not Scores!… Here’s the plan: Email YOUR State Senator and Assembly Member. ·        Not sure who that is? Click the links below. o   http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?sh=search o   http://www.nysenate.gov/senators Steps: 1. Write a brief… Read More

Dr. Megan Koschnick Presents on the Developmentally Inappropriate Common Core

Thanks to Jen Benson for passing this on.  A must view for every educator…

Courage Among Teachers

Have had this article sitting around for a week and didn’t want to let another day go by without posting it… Alfie Kohn wrote a great article for Education Week last week.  The article, titled “Encouraging Educator Courage” is about exactly what… Read More