Are you interested in using or writing an Open Educational Resource? Do you even know what an Open Educational Resource (OER) is? Why are teachers and schools switching to OER? I believe in OER and want to help you on your journey of OER usage. Open Educational Resources, or OER, can be a variety ofContinue reading “How to make an OER.”
Why All The Stress? The current state of education for individual students: Part III In speaking with parents, one thing that astounds me is the lack of understanding of their child’s daily experiences. I frequently question the apparent lack of communication occurring at home. Are parents not asking? Are children not speaking? Who is listening?Continue reading “This is what high school is actually like.”
Adult Figure Involvement: Mentality is key Unsurprisingly, a big factor in student attitude/attainment to education is parental figure involvement (1). Parents tend to be very active in lower years (Kindergarten through grade 5), but not involved as actively as the child progresses (2). Factors that affect parental involvement include parent educational attainment, ethnicity, and perceptionContinue reading “What is education like now? Part II”
Students face mounting pressures to perform and succeed. The methods of determining this success is influx– to the detriment of students.
“Romeo is a simp”. Here is a list of funny phrases said by high school students
Have you been walking into rooms and wondering what you are doing there? Have you forgotten the names of family members not in your Covid Pod? Are you forgetting due dates for important work projects? You’re not alone and this is our “new normal”. In case you missed the insightful article, “Late-Stage Pandemic is MessingContinue reading “Covid Brain Changes”
The best discussion is an open discussion. I am the creator of The Rhetoric and Teaching Witch. This is a place to discuss issues related to English, specifically writing, news, and teaching (though I will probably branch out as the need arises). While I am just one person, I want to share my viewpoints onContinue reading “Why The RaTW?”