Mamacita Says: Rant, Rant, Rant. Rant.

Mamacita says:  Rant, rant, rant. This essay has been posted on many an education blog, for the past several years, and it’s just as relevant today as it was yesterday. John Taylor,  retired  superintendent of Lancaster County School District in … Continue reading

Wiggly Little Boys, Recess, Harry Potter, & Epiphanies

This is a rerun, but it’s an issue I wanted to discuss again. “No two people are alike, and both of them are damn glad of it.” Mamacita says:  That’s a quotation; that’s not me saying “damn,” although I frequently … Continue reading

Winners and Losers

Mamacita says:  It’s absolutely POURING down rain, and I’m really glad because I love to lie in bed and listen to the rain as I drift off to sleep. However, tomorrow is an early-to-work day, and a hard rain as … Continue reading

It Ain't Rocket Science

Mamacita says:  I know it’s not really possible to solve our public schools’ problems with a simplistic approach, but it does seem as if even a little common sense is sadly lacking somewhere. Why else would schools put up with … Continue reading