Unintended Consequences

Reform #1 – Vigorous Exercise Before Homeschool. Here’s how it went today… At 9:30, I bundled everybody up in thermal underwear and puffy coats. (Yes, I know I was supposed to do it before the 8:30 school start, but at least we were doing it.) ¬†We hopped on bikes, road down to the BU Bridge [Read More…]


There is a dirty little secret in all talk of school reform. It turns out that it doesn’t matter how great your curriculum is. It doesn’t matter how much data backs up your new schedule. It doesn’t matter how developmentally sound your intervention is. If you don’t have “teacher fidelity,” your program will fail. In [Read More…]