Just yesterday we came across a well done post on MiddleWeb as part of their “New Teacher Series” titled “What an Effective Teacher’s Classroom Looks Like.” The article is worth the click. The authors, Annette Breaux and Todd Whitaker, lay out bullet points, or rather tangible pieces, of ineffective and effective teaching behaviors, environments, and pedagogy. Naturally,

A Seattle-based student created a Craigslist ad for a “taller college age brunette” in order to take an online college placement test for her. Some teachers, members of a private teaching Facebook group, found out about it and decided to act. They had an English teacher —fitting the student’s profile —contact the student under a

The idea of getting into college, only to graduate four years later graduate with six-figure debt and bleak career prospects, shows the landscape some students are facing in higher education. Long gone are the days when students had the luxury to opt for degrees out of pure interest instead of employability. Today, it takes one