TODAY'S TEACHER

Thank you.To say that it is not easy to be a teacher in Concord right now might be the understatement of the century. There is much anger...

This has not been an easy season for the Concord School District. As a community we are devastated and sickened by what transpired this spring, and...

Heidi Crumrine: What if it happens here?

5/19/19

It’s hard to not let the dark thoughts creep in.What if it happens here?If I’m in the bathroom and have to hide in a stall, would they see me...

Heidi Crumrine: Here we go again

4/7/19

I swear every time Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos or President Donald Trump make an announcement about something related to education, my blood...

Suddenly it has become cool to be a loser. A loser teacher, that is. Late last week, at a rally in El Paso, Donald Trump Jr. shouted: “Keep up that...

If there’s one word to describe a classroom in today’s world of education, it would be this: Busy. Gone are the days of desks in rows, a teacher in...

Heidi Crumrine: What is a child worth?

11/1/18

I recently received a gift card to Donors Choose, an online crowdfunding site that allows teachers to create classroom wish lists that can be...

Heidi Crumrine: The joy of reading

6/24/18

There is a wonderful and tangible joy that emanates from a young child who has finally learned to read. A whole world has opened up to her. She is...

A few weeks ago, I had an unusual week that reaffirmed for me everything I believe about education: People are better than you expect them to be...



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