Monthly Archives: April 2015

Fake Bill Gates Says Your Boss Doesn’t Have Tenure (part 3)

Lifetime Job Insecurity Tenure for teachers is not all FakeGates is referring to when he talks about your tough boss who doesn’t have it.  As it is used here, he is referring to the economic engine: that insecure pool of workers who at … Continue reading

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Fake Bill Gates Says Your Boss Doesn’t Have Tenure (part 2)

Tenure FakeGates suggests that tenure is a weakening influence.  Teachers have it, but your boss doesn’t which is why he’s a tough S.O.B.  So what is this tenure?  It’s another word for job security, and, apparently, it makes you soft.  In America, job security … Continue reading

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Fake Bill Gates Says Your Boss Doesn’t Have Tenure (part 1)

LifeHack recently promoted what was billed as a Bill Gates quote.  It wasn’t.  But, it goes, “If you think your teacher is tough, wait until you get a boss.  He doesn’t have tenure.” When I first read it, the last line sounded … Continue reading

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Son of the One Right Answer

The primary focus of the New York State English test  is  weighted toward multiple choice answers which require one right answer.  I wouldn’t argue that there are no critical thinking skills involved in multiple choice tests, because there surely are, … Continue reading

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Test This

Dear Student: You seem to be making fun of our test, and we don’t appreciate it. We do not need your implications. We’re looking for that sweet spot between illiteracy and insight…. the text based detail. This is not it. … Continue reading

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