accountability · collegiality · PLC's · responsibility · teacher autonomy

The Rights of a Teacher (a partial list) and other thorny issues

Teachers have always worked in collaborative groups. Sometimes the makeup of these groups is self-selected and at other times it is not. Disclaimer #1:  I always learn something when I work with other teachers. Disclaimer #2:  I don’t always need to work with other teachers. I have the right to time and space to reflect on… Continue reading The Rights of a Teacher (a partial list) and other thorny issues

accountability · responsibility

Accountability vs. Responsibility

     Disclaimer:  The tentative conclusions found herein are not what I initially intended, hence tentative.  As I wrote, my ruminations took me in an unexpected direction.  I hope readers will add sense to what may be nonsense, after all.          Whatever happened to the word “responsibility”, a respectable and honorable word… Continue reading Accountability vs. Responsibility