I love TV. Allow me to clarify. I don’t watch TV. I watch my iPad. However, I like being on TV. I used to host my own weekly show on KUSD-TV…but that’s another story. Last week, I was lucky to be invited to Washington DC for two TV interviews. One was for To The Contrary, […]
As many of my tweeps and facey-bookies already know, we learned earlier this week that we won this lovely award. It’s quite humbling. From now on, just make sure you address me as “Miz Accolade.” Seriously though, this one’s for the kids. Their voices are rarely heard and Yo Miz! hands them the microphone. This […]
Just received a very lovely review from Donovan’s Bookshelf: Yo Miz! combines the tone of a memoir with serious (and, at times, unexpectedly comic) observations from an unconventional teacher who moves from her home school to teach at 25 Manhattan public high schools in one year, and charts not only Rose’s growth as an […]
Dan Hust wrote a beautiful piece on Yo Miz! for the “Sullivan Life” section of August 7’s Sullivan County Democrat. He hit all the high points. Many thanks. You can read it here.
Congress is poised to increase funding to charter schools by 48%. Even though: In 2012, states like CA, AZ and FL were like, well, I dunno how much money went to charters. Jeeze. I didn’t do the math. I thought you was doin’ the math. I don’ like math. Charter management organizations are like, hey, […]
You could write a book. I know. But it’s summer. You need to chill. When fall comes, foggedaboudit. Too busy. But how ’bout one great story? A vignette? After reading “Yo Miz!” Mark Naison said “We need more books with teachers’ voices.” So… I’m compiling one. It’s called “Yo Teach!” please go here for more […]