Fair does not Equal Equal

When my children were younger, their operative word was “FAIR,” as in: “It's NOT fair!.” “It's not fair. Liz can stay up later than I can.” “It's not fair. Jeff doesn't have a curfew, and I did.” Most...

Fixing Education: Who You Gonna Believe?

A philosophy of education has been repeated, however, from every media source known to us. Not by those who have real skin in the game. By business leaders and “reformers” who rely on little or no research, who use improbable business models to tell us how to teach.
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One generation…

I began my teaching career in 1964, in the same school from which I graduated. I left for several years to design and manufacture children's clothes. I worked with Filmmakers in the School (does anyone remember...