Good news. Patrick Nagle and I have agreed to partner up to re-focus and build RateMyTeachers.com. Patrick is well known for buying RateMyProfessors.com, improving it, and selling it to Viacom/MTVu. He is also the creator of Swooks (originally Switch Textbooks), a used textbook swap and sell service. Stay tuned, for good things to come.
Do not believe the excuses put forward by the teacher unions — demanding that internet censors protect teachers from cyber-bullying? RateMyTeachers is at the forefront of protecting teachers online by promoting the best and the most effective among them. Since our inception, RateMyTeachers has instituted rating rules to protect teachers from bullying. Any rating that … Continue reading
Tonight, I was interviewed on the Life Online with Bob Parsons (of Godaddy.com) XM Radio business talk show. It was an interesting interview, centered around RateMyTeachers; but I got to talk about a lot of things I do not usually delve into and I really enjoyed it. Listen to the interview here.
A beautifully biased piece of reporting from the British education website, teachers.tv. I enjoyed this one very much. By the way, we searched high and low for the negative comments the editors highlighted in this report, and all but a couple of them were never found. We’re not calling the reporters liars, but…..
Check out the new RateMyTeachers design.
I recently moved to New York City, as I have partnered RateMyTeachers with a teen media company called Bolt.com. Bolt is selling targeted advertising for us at significantly higher rates than we were capable of on our own. So far, so good. I have also partnered with Bolt on a new venture called classface.com. If … Continue reading
Today I was interviewed on CNN’s “In the Money” regarding RateMyTeachers.com. I was behind Wolf Blitzer in the makeup line. All I could muster was a weak “Hello” with a faint nod of the head. He looked really focused on getting to the news desk and I suppose I didn’t want to disturb him. He … Continue reading
I was recently interviewed for this NPR piece discussing RateMyTeachers.com. This was my third appearance on All Things Considered. It is amazing how much has happened since I first was interviewed by NPR regarding RateMyFace.com in December of 2000. “Jennifer Wing of member station KPLU in Seattle, Wash., reports on a Web site for school … Continue reading
Alex Cohen reports on school children using the Internet to grade their teachers by creating a virtual “report card” on the Web site RateMyTeachers.com.
* Journalnow.com, NC – December 26, 2003 * Fayetteville Online, NC (By Jessica Banov) – December 25, 2003 * The Herald Mail – Hagerstown, MD – December 21, 2003 * The Evening Tribune – Hornell, NY – December 17, 2003 * Kidspeak! – December 14, 2003 * WMTW ABC Channel 8, ME – October 8, … Continue reading
By Lane Gillespie…I love this design. Check it out RateMyTeachers.com.
A very well done report on RateMyTeachers…which is spreading like crazy through Pinellas County, Florida.
RateMyTeachers launched today, bringing the funcationality of RateMyProfessors to middle and high school students â€“ created by ordinary people with a vision for a better way of doing something. This past year, the concept of â€œaccountabilityâ€ in education entered the public consciousness. Many of the original founders had an interest in education (two of them … Continue reading
Students — prepare to grade your teachers!
Launched RateMyProfessors.com today in partnership with John Swapceinski (who created teacherratings.com). This is the best site for college students to find and share info on their college professors before they sign up for next semester’s classes.