Shock and Awe: The Anthropocene in the Age of Trump

Shock and Awe: The Anthropocene in the Age of Trump The Anthropocene is a proposed geological time period that marks the effects of human activity on the planet Earth.  According to one concept, the Anthropocene means relating to or denoting the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been the dominant […]

Using Fear to Attack Teachers and Hold Schools Hostage

This week’s Newsweek magazine included three lead articles entitled Why we can’t get rid of failing teachers?, Schoolyard Brawl, and Blackboard Jungle. The next day, Teacher Magazine featured an online discussion related to these articles entitled Is Firing Bad Teachers the Answer? The discussion on the Teacher Magazine website encouraged readers to share their opinions […]