The ever-amusing Hobo Teacher lays into a colleague when she suggests incorporating MySpace into English lesson plans.
I'm going to suggest to our IT department to check the settings on our filtering software because Borrish had to have sent this e-mail back in 2004 when MySpace was relevant and we're just getting it now. Get with the times Borrish. I'm half-expecting a telegram from her about an idea she has about having the class read along to a phonograph recording of The Chambered Nautilus.
Finally, let my own fuddy-duddiness come out here and point out that education is something that should be put up on a pedestal of high standards. Sadly, those left in charge of education have decided to lower itself down to the masses rather than pulling them up to excellence.
A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.