A few hours ago I posted about this week’s column I wrote for Education Week Teacher, but just mentioned it included an “interesting chart.”

The chart has received so much interest I thought it would be good for me to explain it in a little more detail here. I used the Google Ngram Viewer to compare how often the phrases “respecting teachers” and “blaming teachers” have been use in print over the past two hundred years.

I think the results are pretty interesting, so you might want to check it out….